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STORY OF THE WEEK: Civil Unions Final Stages (2)

STORY OF THE WEEK: Week Ending December 10th 2004
Civil Unions Bill Reaches Final Stages (Part 2)

Civil Unions Committee Stages Under Urgency Today - Calls for a referendum to be held on the Civil Union Bill appears to be exactly the situation a Royal Commission warned against, says Associate Justice Minister David Benson-Pope. See... Referendum dangers highlighted by Royal Commission
MORE:
- PM Helen Clark - PM's Presser: Civil Unions And Mr Zaoui's Bail
- Jim Anderton - Anderton regrets Catholic statements
- United Future - Dunne to Greens: let the people decide
- Benson-Pope - Minister: Worth amendment about wrecking bill
- United Future - Flip-flop Greens disappoint Dunne , Baldock: If it isn't gay marriage, prove it & Next It Will Be Same-Sex Couples Adopting Children

TV3 Poll Of Public Views On Civil Unions - The government hopes to pass the Civil Union Bill before Christmas. It allows a civil union or a form of marriage for same sex couples. Do you support or oppose this? See... 3 News TNS Poll – Confidence / Civil Unions. See also... 3 News TNS Opinion Poll Results - 4 Dec 2004 (includes full tables)

Civil Union Opponents Fear Sanctioning Of Gay Sex With Schoolboys - “Gay” sex (sodomy) with school boys by adults will be sanctioned by the Civil Union Bill if it is passed into law on Thursday. See... Sodomy, School Boys and Civil Unions
MORE:
- Gay Eaters For Jesus- Anti-Civil Union group need some Milk
- Campaign for Civil Unions- Civil Unions Campaign rejects Worth's Amendment
- Christians for Civil Unions - Referenda on Moral Issues Harm Communities

Big News: On The Human Right To Be Gay, Or Not - The Government has been dishonest in its promotion of the Civil Union Bill. It denies it is a gay bill, while promoting it as a means to give equal rights to a ''gay minority'' under Human Rights legislation. See... Big News: Gays Not A Minority Under HRA

For Much More see... STORY OF THE WEEK: Civil Unions Final Stages (1)

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