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Ashers’ owners stress profound importance of ‘gay cake’ case

Daniel McArthur, of Ashers Baking Company, has said the ‘gay cake’ case is of profound importance as his ...

May 9, 2016

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Ashers family speak out ahead of appeal hearing

The McArthur family – who are at the centre of the ‘gay cake’ case – say they have been tremendously helped by ...

May 6, 2016

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HM the Queen opposed same-sex marriage

The Daily Mail has reported that Her Majesty the Queen did not want marriage to be redefined. The paper says ...

Mar 9, 2016

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A heterosexual couple who want to enter into a civil partnership because they object to marriage have lost ...

Feb 5, 2016

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Ashers case dramatically adjourned

In a surprise turn of events today, Ashers Baking Company’s appeal hearing was adjourned until 9 May.

Feb 3, 2016

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Wednesday, 03 February 2016

‘Gay cake’ case: Ashers bakery appeal adjourned BBC News

Feb 3, 2016

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Ashers to appeal ‘gay cake’ decision this week with widespread support

This week, Ashers Baking Company mount their appeal against a Belfast court’s decision to fine them for ...

Feb 2, 2016

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Friday, 29 January 2016

Heterosexual couple lose civil partnership court challenge BBC News

Jan 29, 2016

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Ofsted inspectors could root out ‘extreme’ traditional marriage supporters under new plans

The Government is planning to send schools’ regulator Ofsted into voluntary groups up and down the country to ...

Jan 22, 2016

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Monday, 11 January 2016

Tory MPs warn that Sunday schools could be banned from teaching that marriage is between a man and a woman The ...

Jan 11, 2016

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‘Political correctness defies common sense’ in marriage certificates proposal

A proposal to add mothers’ names alongside fathers’ names on marriage certificates will not ...

Jan 7, 2016

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Saturday, 26 December 2015

Ministers reject simple change to marriage certificates to include mother’s name as unfair to gay ...

Dec 26, 2015

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