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BHA: The Marriage Debate - ‘This house would legalise same-sex marriage in England and Wales'

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The Marriage Debate - ‘This house would legalise same-sex marriage in England and Wales’

Venue Emmanuel Centre, Westminster, 9-23 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3DW (tube: St James’ Park) Starting at / on 29th May 2012
 

Start time 6.15-7.45pm

Two weeks before the Government’s consultation on same-sex marriage draws to a close, Andrew Copson, Chief Executive of the British Humanist Association is participating in a debate hosted by Catholic Voices on the motion, ‘This House Would Legalise Same-Sex Marriage’.

(Format: speeches plus ‘Question Time’ Q&A)

Speakers

Chair: Roger Bolton, broadcaster

Proposing:

Andrew Copson, Chief Executive, BHA

Prof. Tina Beattie, University of Roehampton

Rabbi Dr Jonathan Romain, Maidenhead Synagogue

Opposing:

Dr Austen Ivereigh, Coordinator, Catholic Voices

Brendan O’Neill, Editor, Spiked Online

Richard Waghorne, Writer, commentator

Tickets

Places are limited, and should be reserved in advance by emailing cindy@humanism.org.uk (put ’debate’ in subject line and state number of tickets and names.) Cost: £5, payable on door.

More details can be found on the Catholic Voices website.

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