MPs legislate for gay marriage in NI. Although Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the move as the "right thing to do", she reassured churches that they would not be forced to perform same-sex marriages. They rejected the conversion of their marriage into a civil partnership believing it to be both practically and symbolically a lesser substitute.
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Pitcairn Islands. Archived from the original on 3 December Former groups. In FebruaryLord Hayward withdrew an amendment to an unrelated government bill, which if passed would have extended same-sex marriage to Northern Ireland, after Government Lords rejected the amendment and said it wanted the Northern Uk same sex marriage laws in Newark Assembly to legalise same-sex marriage.
In JulyMcGinn announced his intention to attach an amendment to an upcoming administrative bill relating to Northern Ireland, which would legalise same-sex marriage three months after passage of the bill if the Northern Ireland Assembly remained suspended.
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Retrieved 23 June Jeremy Thorpe resigns as Liberal leader. Education secretary wants anti-extremism inspectors to investigate homophobia in schools - but she voted against gay marriage. It has been recognised and performed in the Isle of Man since 22 July , in Jersey since 1 July , and in the Bailiwick of Guernsey at different times: in the jurisdiction of Guernsey since 2 May , in Alderney since 14 June , and in Sark since 23 April The Scotsman.