Originally Posted by dellwear
To be fair they are not being given *more* than straight couples, just the same as if they had married. If a strait couple want those benefits they can go to the registry office and get married, this bill will just provide a similar opportunity for gay people. I can't see where they are getting "more rights".
because to get the rights, the straight couple *have to* marry.
If they new ceremony is equivalent to the civil marriage, why don't they just call it a marriage?!