Humanists back Civil Partnership law change

Humanist Society Scotland gave evidence to the Scottish Parliament, backing moves to make civil partnerships available to all couples. The proposed bill would see Civil Partnerships opened up to mixed-sex couples as well as same-sex couples. Commenting on the bill…

Humanists urged to respond to Civil Partnership Bill

Humanist Society Scotland has submitted it’s response to the Scottish Parliament’s Equality and Human Rights Committee on the Civil Partnership Bill. This proposed bill will make mixed-sex civil partnerships legal in Scotland – something the charity has been campaigning for…

Humanists welcome change to Civil Partnership laws

Humanist Society Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Government announcement that Civil Partnerships will be made available to all couples in response to a legal ruling by the Supreme Court earlier this year. Humanist Society Scotland has been calling for such…

Humanist Society welcome Supreme Court Civil Partnership decision

The Supreme Court has found in favour of the appeal of Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan in their case against the UK Government for not allowing opposite-sex couples access to civil partnerships. The couple argued that the policy is “incompatible…

What is the future of civil partnerships in Scotland?

Humanist Society Scotland we’re delighted to take part in the campaign for marriage equality. When the new Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act was introduced, we made a commitment to address some of the remaining inequalities left by that Act….

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