"We are here to protect the most vulnerable in our society, not to legislate to kill them," she argued. "This bill is not merely flawed, it is legally and ethically totally incompatible."
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He said all religions will be under more pressure now to get in lockstep with society, driven by their own gay and lesbian parishioners who will want to be given permission to marry within their faiths.
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