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In yesterday’s Daily Telegraph Lynne Featherstone, the government’s Equality Minister and Lib Dem MP, wrote an article about her plans to redefine marriage. In it she says marriage isn’t owned by the church. Well, it isn’t owned by Lynne Featherstone either, yet she seems determined to rewrite the definition of marriage over the heads of the people. In her article, she says that marriage belongs to the people. But why, then, has she never asked the people if they want...


The national petition for marriage sped past the 30,000 mark this morning, and it shows no sign of stopping. Thousands upon thousands of ordinary people from across the nation are signing up to show their support for marriage. Campaign Director Colin Hart said: “The petition which was launched just a few days ago has already been signed by over 30,000 people who share our concerns. This is a clear sign to the Government that the British public back traditional marriage. “I hope it acts...


A three minute video from the launch event, featuring Lord Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, and Colin Hart, Campaign Director of the Coalition for Marriage.


Adam Boulton of Sky News, before he interviews the former Archbishop of Canterbury about redefining marriage, says the Coalition for Marriage has stolen a march on the forthcoming government consultation by getting in first with its concerns. A poll by Sky News, reported during the interview, showed opinion running 62% to 38% against redefining marriage. Earlier in the day Sharon James, a spokeswoman of the Coalition for Marriage, debated the issue of redefining marriage with Peter Tatchell. ...


Barely 24 hours after the national petition for marriage went live, over 15,000 people have signed up. That’s a blistering start, and we expect thousands more will sign up over the next few hours, days and weeks. The petition has obviously struck a chord with ordinary people from across the nation. They are saying loud and clear: don’t meddle with marriage. Colin Hart, Campaign Director of the Coalition for Marriage, said: “The national petition that we launched just one day ago...


Yesterday saw the launch of the Coalition for Marriage and its national marriage petition (sign here). Here is the text of the launch speech given by Colin Hart, Campaign Director for the Coalition. I would like to announce the launch of the Coalition for Marriage. The Coalition has one, very simple aim: To support the current definition of marriage and to oppose all plans to redefine it. The law currently defines marriage as “the voluntary union for life, of one man and one woman, to the...

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