Qualms about Asher’s Law but none over the gay marriage referendum: spot the difference

Forgive me if I take a new post to reply to Mick on Asher’s Law.  I think he stretches the point about law and politics too widely. Let’s unpick this a bit. The sexual orientations order was passed under direct rule, by Peter Hain, not the Assembly. That makes it no less law. But it was one of those measures foisted on our politicians to try to force them to do the deal on restoring the Assembly. The message was, …

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