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Column: “Open Letter To Preserve Marriage”

Column: “Open Letter To Preserve Marriage”

[Opinion column written by Chen Foley] Dear Preserve Marriage: While there is nothing wrong with affirming what you deem to be traditional family value, it is a problem when you characterize those of us in non-traditional families as some dangerous other, and then seek to have legislation enacted to give effect to your beliefs without regard to the... Read more of this article

Video: “Preserve Marriage” Press Conference

Video: “Preserve Marriage” Press Conference

“Preserve Marriage” — the group behind the petition opposing same sex marriage — held a press conference today, where they said they will be hosting a public demonstration at 12.00pm on Tuesday, February 9th at the Cabinet Grounds.Speaking at today’s press conference, Bishop Jones said, “We would like the public that is... Read more of this article

Preserve Marriage: “Growing Public Concern”

Preserve Marriage: “Growing Public Concern”

According to Preserve Marriage — the group behind the petition opposing same sex marriage — there is “growing public concern about the new stipulations that Hamilton Princess is placing on those who support traditional marriage both locally and overseas.” In November of last year, the group released a statement saying they would be hosting... Read more of this article

Preserve Marriage: Hotel Was “Clearly Informed”

Preserve Marriage: Hotel Was “Clearly Informed”

The Preserve Marriage/Concerned Citizens of Bermuda group have released a statement saying that at the time of the booking for the same sex marriage forums held last last year, the Hamilton Princess “was clearly informed that the booking was for Preserve Marriage.” In November of last year the Concerned Citizens of Bermuda released a statement... Read more of this article

Preserve Marriage Increases ‘Action Team’

Preserve Marriage Increases ‘Action Team’

Preserve Marriage Bermuda — the group behind the petition opposing same sex marriage — said they have increased their community action team from 25 to 198 people, adding that they will be ”rolling out some key initiatives designed to strengthen marriages and families within Bermuda.” Growth Of Community Action Team A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Video: Dr Ryan Anderson On Same Sex Marriage

Video: Dr Ryan Anderson On Same Sex Marriage

American Dr. Ryan Anderson delivered two presentations on same sex marriage this week, having been brought to the island by the “Concerned Citizens of Bermuda” group, who said it was part of their “initiative to ensure that marriage in Bermuda remains defined.”Hamilton Princess’ Decision When asked about the decision by Hamilton... Read more of this article

Live Video Replay: Same Sex Marriage Forum

Live Video Replay: Same Sex Marriage Forum

[Updated] The “Concerned Citizens of Bermuda” are holding a public forum this evening [Dec 2] at the New Testament Church of God, Heritage Worship Center on Dundonald Street, with overseas speaker Dr Ryan Anderson delivering a presentation to the attendees.In announcing the forums, the group said it was part “of their ongoing initiative... Read more of this article

Debate Over Same-Sex Marriage Continues

Debate Over Same-Sex Marriage Continues

[Updated] In advance of this evening’s [Dec 1] forum, the debate over same sex marriage continues, with the PreserveMarriage.bm website releasing a statement about their petition, while the SameLoveBermuda.com website has launched a new section on their website showcasing local supporters. Photojournal Page Of Supporters The SameLoveBermuda.com... Read more of this article

Column: Who Is Dr Ryan T Anderson?

Column: Who Is Dr Ryan T Anderson?

[Opinion column written by Quinton B. Butterfield] Who is Dr Ryan T. Anderson? There is a saying that goes, “there are three sides to every story, your side, my side and the truth.” Ok, so I got that from a movie, but it is true. Once again, Bermuda is at a divided crossroad thanks to same-sex marriage. And this time it is because there is a new... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess: “We Cannot Accept Booking”

Hamilton Princess: “We Cannot Accept Booking”

[Updated with group's response] The Hamilton Princess has confirmed that they will not be accepting the booking for the forums on same sex marriage held by the “Concerned Citizens of Bermuda” group, saying that the hotel’s policy is “to celebrate diversity in all its forms.” Allan Federer, General Manager of the Hamilton... Read more of this article

Group To Host Two Public Forums On Marriage

Group To Host Two Public Forums On Marriage

[Updated] Saying it is part of “their ongoing initiative to ensure that marriage in Bermuda remains defined and upheld as a special union between a man and a woman,” the Concerned Citizens of Bermuda group announced today that Dr. Ryan T. Anderson will present two free public forums on marriage. The group said, “As part of their ongoing... Read more of this article

Petition Opposing Same Sex Marriage Launches

Petition Opposing Same Sex Marriage Launches

An online petition opposing same sex marriage in Bermuda has been launched, attaining over 700 signatures thus far. The website — www.preservemarriage.bm — says, “We agree that marriage in Bermuda should remain defined and upheld as a special union ordained by God between a man and a woman. “This union celebrates the necessary... Read more of this article