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Cayman Islands Governor approves same sex partnerships law

Christian Fernsby ▼ | September 10, 2020
The Governor of the Cayman Islands Martyn Roper has approved a law making same-sex partnerships legal.
Martyn Roper
Cayman Islands   Martyn Roper
“Today we will end the discrimination being suffered by Caymanians and others on our islands whilst protecting the institution of marriage,” Roper recently said.

Topics: Cayman

“This action does not alter or undermine the strong Christian heritage and values of the people of the Cayman Islands. No-one is being asked to change their long-held beliefs.”

The Governor, in his statement, said this is in line with instructions from UK government ministers to use his reserved powers under Section 81 of the Constitution.


 

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