Tag: Civil Union Amendment Bill

Committee adopts Bill that threatens conscience rights of civil marriage officers
South Africa

Committee adopts Bill that threatens conscience rights of civil marriage officers

During a committee meeting yesterday evening, the Select Committee on Security and Justice adopted the contentious Civil Union Amendment Bill which proposes removing rights of civil marriage officers to object to presiding over unions that violate their conscience or sincerely-held beliefs. The committee’s decision followed a media announcement yesterday by Human […]

Parliament succumbing to tyranny of identity politics, political correctness — Ryan Smit
Opinion

Parliament succumbing to tyranny of identity politics, political correctness — Ryan Smit

Cause For Justice founder and director Ryan Smit responds to the National Assembly’s passing of the Civil Union Amendment Bill which makes it impermissible for state-employed marriage officers to refuse to marry same-sex couples on grounds of conscience, religion or belief. National Assembly adopts the Civil Union Amendment Bill (B11B-2018) […]