Bid to push homosexual marriage in the courts

Homosexual activists are gearing up to use the UK law courts in a bid to redefine marriage and impose it on society.

On Tuesday a lesbian couple applied for a civil marriage licence at Greenwich Town Hall in London, fully aware that their application would be declined.

The application is part of an aggressive campaign organised by homosexual activist Peter Tatchell, to fundamentally alter the definition of marriage.


The campaign will see four homosexual couples apply for civil marriage licences and four heterosexual couples apply to register civil partnerships.

As part of the campaign Sharon Ferguson and Franka Strietzel plan to take their case to the courts, claiming that the register office’s refusal was a breach of their human rights.

However, earlier this year the European Court of Human Rights ruled that there was no universal right to same-sex marriage, although individual nations may legalise it if they wish.

£5 billion

The other couples involved in the campaign are expected to launch similar actions when their applications are refused.

Such legal actions are unlikely to succeed but, if they did, changing the definition of marriage in this way could cost the taxpayer £5bn to implement.


The legal challenge mimics judicial activism in some American states where same-sex marriage has been imposed through the courts.

But when the matter has been put to a vote of the American people, traditional marriage has been backed every time.

Peter Tatchell recently celebrated 40 years since the formation of the Gay Liberation Front (GLF), a radical anti-family movement.


The ultimate goal of the group, as stated by its 1971 manifesto, was to destroy the nuclear family.

Tory London Mayor, Boris Johnson, marched under a banner celebrating the GLF at this year’s London Pride event.

According to the march’s organisers, the GLF was a group of “radical queens, hippies, students and activists who brought LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) rights out into the open”.


In 1971, it published an extreme manifesto to eradicate the family. The document stated: “We must aim at the abolition of the family”.

It claimed the family unit consisted “of the man in charge, a slave as his wife, and their children on whom they force themselves as the ideal models. The very form of the family works against homosexuality.”

The document urged activists to target law, education and the media as part of a cultural revolution to demolish the family.

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