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Pro marriage or just anti-gay?

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24 May 2013

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From the Revd Richard Haggis
Sir, - When they hoped it might wreck the Civil Partnerships Bill, a number of leading Anglicans supported an amendment in the House of Lords extending civil partnerships to non-gay couples. This was to "defend marriage".

Now, the Church of England is opposed to such an amendment to the equal-marriage legislation, also to "defend marriage". Is the hierarchy of the C of E really pro-marriage, or just anti-gay? And is it big enough to acknowledge the truth?

RICHARD HAGGIS
26 Bampton Close
Littlemore
Oxford OX4 6NN

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