Ten ways redefining marriage would damage civil liberty

Freedom to disagree and the right to private conscience are fundamental liberties in any truly open society. Yet, the Government has utterly failed to consider the impact on civil liberty of its plans to redefine marriage. The Coalition for Marriage has just released a new leaflet outlining ten ways redefining marriage would damage civil liberty. If the meaning of marriage changes in law, they argue, based on expert legal opinion that: 1. Teachers in state schools will be forced to endorse the new definition of marriage. Those that refuse could be disciplined or even dismissed. Such action would be legal. […]