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Source: The Daily Herald
01 Dec 2014 06:22 AM

Religion and policy collide over gender-neutral laws in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--A Barbadian Cabinet Minister is prepared to personally campaign to churches and members of his constituency to fight the introduction of gender-neutral legislation on domestic violence.

Speaking to a Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Christ Church East branch meeting last Sunday, Minister of Environment and Drainage Dr. Denis Lowe went as far as to threaten to resign his post, rather than sign any legislation which appeared to recognise same-sex couples.

The Minister's reaction follows a resolution for the reform of Barbados' domestic violence laws, which was circulated by opposition Senator Wilfred Abrahams to the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) annual conference Read more


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