The Legal Battle continues for Marriage Equality - Please Help!

by Same Love Bermuda

The Legal Battle continues for Marriage Equality - Please Help!

by Same Love Bermuda
Same Love Bermuda
We have won 2 Supreme Court cases but Bermuda Government are appealing to the Court of Appeal to deny Marriage Equality. Please support this case - the world is watching - IMAGINE REVERSING EQUALITY
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Same Love Bermuda
We have won 2 Supreme Court cases but Bermuda Government are appealing to the Court of Appeal to deny Marriage Equality. Please support this case - the world is watching - IMAGINE REVERSING EQUALITY
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Latest: Oct. 21, 2018

#Equality is at stake in #Bermuda and everywhere....

#Bermuda Court of Appeal - November 7th 8th & 9th

OCT 21, 2018 — 

WE NEED YOUR HELP
Bermuda has legalized Same Sex Marriage Twice.
The Bermuda Government have trampled on #Equality and #...

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The world is watching the fight for Marriage Equality in Bermuda
2 Supreme Court battles have been won but the war for equality continues.

It is despicable that the Bermuda Government introduced legislation called Domestic Partnerships that "de facto" reversed Same Sex Marriage. In essence, Bermuda legislated discrimination.
Bermuda is the ONLY country to legalize Same-sex Marriage (via the courts, who protect the rights of minorities) - only to have a new government reverse Marriage Equality.

NEXT COURT BATTLE - November 7th 8th & 9th
In the next round of the legal fight, the Government of Bermuda have hired Queens Counsel James Guthrie to support their position that same sex marriage should be banned. The Taxpayers "Piggy Bank" will fund the politicians attack on equality, estimated to cost $ 400,000.

The governments application to the Court of Appeal clearly states “The Court was wrong to interfere (in ruling the Domestic Partnership Act was unconstitutional) and the CJ’s judgment should be set aside".
The legal proceedings in Bermuda may be about marriage equality but in essence they are more significant than that. This is a struggle for a human rights issue that is the same as any other human rights issue related to race, religious freedom, sexual equality or place of origin.
There can be no “cherry picking” when it comes to Human Rights equality.

Please support this monumental case and take a stand for Justice and Equality everywhere, The World Is Watching!
WE NEED YOUR HELP & SUPPORT

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Update 4

Same Love Bermuda

Oct. 21, 2018

#Equality is at stake in #Bermuda and everywhere....

#Bermuda Court of Appeal - November 7th 8th & 9th

OCT 21, 2018 — 

WE NEED YOUR HELP
Bermuda has legalized Same Sex Marriage Twice.
The Bermuda Government have trampled on #Equality and #Human Rights for the #LGBTQ community on more than one occasion

The Government are raiding the "Taxpayers Piggy Bank" to fund a UK QC, James Guthrie, in their desperate 3rd attempt to deny Marriage Equality. The Bermuda Government has spent to date well over half a million dollars on 2 court cases and now are spending nearly HALF a MILLION dollars of taxpayers money on the upcoming Court of Appeal challenge.

Will you help us reach our initial target -10,000 pounds?
https://www.crowdjustice.com/case/bermudacourtofappeal/
This case is so vitally important not only for Bermuda but for many other countries battling dinosaur governments who deny equality for same-sex couples.

WATCH:
Please feel free to use these YouTube links in emails, on websites or social media channels.

  1. Marriage Equality Bermuda
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7_f2ik7xdU
  2. Equality in Bermuda - featuring Sir John Swan and Maryellen Jackson
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0m8JBmLkhKU
  3. Bermuda legalized same-sex marriage twice - featuring PBS news, The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, Mark Pettingill, It's That Type of Party, Jeff Sousa
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLEqez-m4mY
  4. Change Your Mind
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37rSBm5aod0
Update 3

Same Love Bermuda

Oct. 18, 2018

WE GO TO COURT of APPEAL - NOVEMBER 7th 8th & 9th

MARRIAGE EQUALITY
We urgently need your support as the case is just 2 weeks away.
Bermudians won two Supreme Court cases against the Bermuda Government in 2017 and 2018.
The last court victory was a constitutional one whereby the Chief Justice ruled the government had violated the Bermuda Constitution with legislation called Domestic Partnerships. (More equal than before, but still less equal)

The Bermuda Government are appealing to the Court of Appeal in their quest to deny Marriage Equality again!
We have won Marriage Equality twice in the courts. Now we fight a 3rd time against a government hell-bent on denying a minority equality.

Please DONATE today and tell your #FRIENDS
#HumanRights #Equality #Diversity #Love

Visit our website for all the latest updates
www.samelovebermuda.com



Update 2

Same Love Bermuda

Oct. 12, 2018

Please help our fight for justice in Bermuda

Hi there,

Thank you so much for your pledge. I now only have 15 days left to raise the remaining target of my case, and I can't do it without your help!

It would be amazing if you could:

Best wishes,

Tony
p.s.
In the words of John McEnroe "YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS"
The Bermuda Government hired a British QC #HumanRights #Lawyer in order to uphold their attack on Same Sex Marriage in the Court of Appeal.
Read this #twitter thread:
https://twitter.com/TonyinBermuda/status/1050489293750366208

Update 1

Same Love Bermuda

Oct. 2, 2018

URGENT - HUMAN RIGHTS & EQUALITY

Please ask your friends and colleagues to support this court case. The cost to #Bermuda taxpayers is enormous. The politicians are funding this discrimination from the taxpayers piggy bank.
WE NEED SUPPORT TO FIGHT BACK

UPDATES
Bermuda Government hire a #HumanRights lawyer to deny #Equality - Shameful
http://www.royalgazette.com/same-sex-marriage/article/20180925/top-barrister-to-act-in-gay-marriage-appeal

Former Bermuda MP and Human Rights Activist Renee Webb
http://www.royalgazette.com/opinion/article/20181001/my-human-rights-journey

Lawyers urge Bermuda Premier to drop the Court of Appeal challenge
http://www.royalgazette.com/same-sex-marriage/article/20180801/premier-urged-to-drop-ssm-appeal

#DropTheCase #LoveWins #HumanRights #LGBTQIA

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