Civil partnerships: civil right or gay marriage?

Two things worthy of note in last week’s Hearts and Minds: the degree of agreement in the round table discussions at the beginning; and the lively discussion on civil partnerships – Steven King who argues that the expected UK legislation should be extended to NI with a minister who believes it’s the thin end of the wedge for a longer term agenda to legitimise gay marriage.

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