Archive: Humanist Weddings
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Jersey’s Law giving legal recognition to humanist and same-sex marriages has received royal assent today, but first legal humanist marriages still some months away
The Court of Appeal in Belfast has ruled that humanist celebrants must be registered by the state as able to perform legal marriages for couples
The ruling is a victory for Laura Lacole and Eunan O’Kane, who have been campaigning for legal recognition of humanist marriages in Northern Ireland for the last two years.
The BHA responds to Tory MP Tony Baldry's comments on humanist wedding: "In spite of some people's desperate scaremongering, the amendment does not open up legal recognition for any new weddings other than humanist ones."
The first ever legal humanist wedding ceremony took place in Northern Ireland yesterday afternoon