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Preserve Marriage: ‘We Do Not Condone Sign’

Preserve Marriage: ‘We Do Not Condone Sign’

Preserve Marriage said they would like to thank people for “exercising their democratic right to be heard” at the demonstration on May 25th, and said “much attention has been paid to a highly offensive poster brought by a demonstrator,” and explained that the demonstrator covered up the most offensive part after being challenged... Read more of this article

360° Video: Demonstration Held At Parliament

360° Video: Demonstration Held At Parliament

People gathered on the grounds of the House of Assembly this afternoon [May 25] as Preserve Marriage – which has been campaigning against same sex marriage – held a demonstration, while the Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda also made a call to their supporters to attend. 1-hour live video replay, the video is 360° so you can use your mouse to move around... Read more of this article

Preserve Marriage Group To Hold Demonstration

Preserve Marriage Group To Hold Demonstration

[Updated] The Preserve Marriage group — which has been campaigning against same sex marriage — will be holding a “peaceful demonstration” from 12:30pm to 1:30pm on Thursday, May 25th at the Parliament Grounds. “All people of Bermuda [Faith & Non-Faith] are being invited to take a stand for marriage to be One Woman and... Read more of this article

Preserve Marriage: Government Should Appeal

Preserve Marriage: Government Should Appeal

The Preserve Marriage group said they do “not agree with the decision of the OBA Government not to appeal the same-sex marriage ruling” adding that the “OBA Government has made many missteps on the issue of preserving marriage in Bermuda” and they “should responsibly appeal the current ruling.”Government Will Not Appeal... Read more of this article

PM: ‘Judgment Is Attack On Traditional Marriage’

PM: ‘Judgment Is Attack On Traditional Marriage’

“The judgment is an attack on traditional marriage,” the Preserve Marriage group said following today’s historic court ruling, with Preserve Marriage saying it is an “attack on Christian and other faithbased and traditional values” and “directly undermines the diverse population of Bermuda” and has “further... Read more of this article

OutBermuda Respond To Preserve Marriage

OutBermuda Respond To Preserve Marriage

Saying that it is their “mandate to support the wellbeing, health, dignity, security and protection of Bermuda’s LGBTQ community, we issue this statement in response. support the wellbeing, health, dignity, security and protection of Bermuda’s LGBTQ community,” OUTBermuda has responded to an ad placed by Preserve Marriage.The statement... Read more of this article

PM: HRC Is “Overstepping Their Boundaries’

PM: HRC Is “Overstepping Their Boundaries’

The Human Rights Commission is “overstepping their boundaries by going against the European Convention that applies to Bermuda,” Preserve Marriage said. The Human Rights Commission previously said they were “deeply disturbed by the recent passing of the Human Rights Amendment Bill 2016″, adding that “regardless of our position on the... Read more of this article

Preserve Marriage Statement On Referendum

Preserve Marriage Statement On Referendum

Following yesterday’s referendum, Preserve Marriage released a statement saying they “will remain steadfast in seeking to preserve marriage in Bermuda for the years to come.” A statement from the group said, “Preserve Marriage, which consists of a diverse cross-section of our community, appreciates the people of Bermuda who came... Read more of this article

Commissioners: “Met The Public Benefit Test”

Commissioners: “Met The Public Benefit Test”

“Having considered the material and following a robust, healthy dialogue, the Commissioners took the decision that, in the round, Preserve Marriage met the public benefit test and should accordingly be granted charitable status,” the Ministry of Home Affairs said today. The Ministry also said that the “Charities Act 2014 is designed... Read more of this article

RAB Call For ‘Charity’ Decision To Be Reversed

RAB Call For ‘Charity’ Decision To Be Reversed

The Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda “condemns the decision to grant Preserve Marriage charitable status,” and called upon the Registrar General and/or Minister Fahy to “reverse this decision immediately.” A statement from the group said, “The Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda condemns the decision to grant Preserve Marriage charitable... Read more of this article

‘Hacked’ Notice On Preserve Marriage Website

‘Hacked’ Notice On Preserve Marriage Website

As of this writing, the website for the Preserve Marriage — the group behind the petition opposing same sex marriage — is offline and showing a notice saying it was “hacked by Nerisa.” Clicking around indicates that multiple pages on the site are displaying the ‘hacked’ notice, including the homepage, contact us page,... Read more of this article

Preserve Marriage Remove Donation Page

Preserve Marriage Remove Donation Page

The Preserve Marriage website appears to have removed the page soliciting donations from their website, and the Charities Commission has confirmed that “as Preserve Marriage were neither a registered charity nor did it have a temporary fundraising licence, the group could not solicit funds from the public.” The screenshot below is of the... Read more of this article

PM: ‘Government Should Call A Referendum’

PM: ‘Government Should Call A Referendum’

“On such a controversial issue” the Bermuda Government “should call a referendum in order to assess and reflect the prevailing community interest in Bermuda and determine what, if any, legislation should be passed,” the Preserve Marriage group said. This latest statement from PM follows after extensive public dialogue on the... Read more of this article