Another poke in the eye for those wicked people who can’t manage to bend the knee to a god.
Thousands of couples planning non-religious humanist weddings could have their hopes dashed after a row between the Tories and Liberal Democrats saw Number 10 veto proposals to give such marriages legal status.
The Lib Dems want people who are agnostic, atheist or simply do not want a religious ceremony to be able to have a secular wedding, outside of a register office. Couples could tailor their own ceremonies, and select venues that are not licensed for civil weddings.
Aaaaaaaand…who could possibly object to that? What is there to object to? People can secular-marry in a register office, so why forbid them … Read the rest
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