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STORY OF THE WEEK: Civil Unions Final Stages (1)

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

Worth Offers Civil Unions Alternative - National Party Justice spokesman Richard Worth is launching an 11th-hour bid to change the controversial Civil Union Bill by introducing an amendment called the Civil Relationships Bill. See... Civil union alternative offered up "Civil Relationships Bill” - a better option and True intention of Civil Union Bill revealed
MORE:
- Govt. - Civil unions: it's about tolerance
- United Future - “Shelve the Civil Union Bill”
- ACT - "Civil Relationships" will expose dishonesty - ACT
- Christians for Civil Unions - Catholics will make up own minds on Civil Unions
- Campaign Against Civil Unions - Unknown Warrior hijacked for pagan purpose, A New Baalism & Civil Union Bill, Sodomy & “Neofascism” Slurs
- Matthew Flannagan - Civil Unions Isn’t Gay Marriage – Yeah Right
- Maxim Institute - 'Civil Relationships' a better alternative

Civil Union Bill Passes Second Reading 65-55 - The controversial Civil Union Bill passed its second reading by a comfortable margin this afternoon. See... NEWSFLASH: Civil Union Bill Proceeds
MORE:
- Jim Peron - Referendums on rights are a bad way to go
- Campaign For Civil Unions - Civil Unions 2nd Reading Vote Welcomed
- Greens - Nandor Tanczos's Civil Union Bill Speech
- Govt. - Benson Pope: Civil Union Bill Speech
EARLIER:
- Over The Rainbow - Gay and lesbian group organise celebration
- Margaret Mayman - Civil Union Prevaricators Misunderstand Morality
- Democrats - Democrats: referendum needed on Civil Union Bill
- Campaign for Civil Unions - Research demolishes myths about Civil Union subs

For EARLIER Scoop Full Coverage see...
Full Coverage: Civil Unions Bill Back In Parlt. (2)
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Full Coverage: Civil Unions Bill Back In Parlt.

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