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Date: 14/11/2019 | Ref. 821593
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 14th November 2019
NORTHERN IRELAND: LEGAL ACTION LAUNCHED AGAINST UK GOVERNMENTS DELAY TO EXTEND FULL SAME-SEX MARRIAGE TO REGION BY JANUARY.
The Government has revealed that same-sex couples will not be able to convert existing civil partnerships to a marriage. Same-sex couples will not be able to get married in a religious ceremony. Couples and a Christian Minister to launch legal action against delays to extend full same-sex marriage to the region by January.
Press conference at the LGBT centre in Belfast City Centre(L-R) Minister of All Souls Church Chris Hudson, Phoenix Law solicitor Ciaran Moynagh and Cara McCann and Amanda McGurk - a couple who are in a civil partnership together.
Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye