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April 20, 2016
Pastors: No vote un-Christ-like

Bishop Neil Ellis, senior pastor at Mount Tabor Church, said yesterday it would be "unacceptable and un-Christ-like" to deny Bahamians rights by voting against any of the gender equality questions in the June 7 referendum.

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April 19, 2016
Palacious: Referendum hard to call

Archdeacon James Palacious said yesterday that with the religious community "very divided" on the gender equality referendum, it is difficult to predict whether the June 7 vote will be successful despite the government's bipartisan approach.

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April 19, 2016
YES Bahamas will 'explain' why bill four won't bring gay marriage

Senate President Lady Sharon Wilson, who co-chairs the YES Bahamas campaign, said though she is concerned that the Vote No campaign announced on Sunday has opposed constitutional referendum bill number four due to concerns about same-sex marriage, her group takes comfort in the fact that there appears to be no organized opposition to the other three bills.

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April 19, 2016
Yes campaign hits out at rival pastors

THE Yes Bahamas campaign yesterday hit out at a "small group of pastors" who oppose the fourth Constitutional Amendment Bill, calling their stance "a rejection of equal rights for our sons and daughters."

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April 19, 2016
Galanis: 'Vote no' effort a distraction

Former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) MP Philip Galanis said yesterday the "vote no" campaign launched by several pastors opposed to bill number four in the upcoming constitutional referendum, is "a distraction from what the referendum is intended to change in the country".

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April 19, 2016
Munroe: Don't use public funds for referendum campaigns

Public money should not be used to fund any side of the issue in the approaching constitutional referendum, Wayne Munroe, QC, said yesterday.

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April 19, 2016
'Facts do not support pastors'

As pastors against the fourth question in the approaching constitutional referendum were praying in Rawson Square last night for success in their efforts, the government-backed YES Bahamas campaign upped its push, insisting in a statement that the facts do not support the contention of the 'Save Our Bahamas' group.

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April 19, 2016
An unreasonable request from the pastors

Some of the pastors who pushed for a no vote in the 2013 gambling referendum have formed Save Our Bahamas, urging Bahamians to reject the fourth question on the June 7 referendum. That proposed constitutional amendment would prohibit discrimination based on sex.

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April 18, 2016
'No' campaign launched over referendum vote

THE Save Our Bahamas Committee - the group that opposed the 2013 gambling referendum - yesterday launched a vote no campaign against the fourth Constitutional Amendment Bill.

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April 17, 2016
Hidden agenda

Some of the people against question four on the ballot for the June 7 constitutional referendum are not genuinely concerned about the amendment possibly leading to same-sex marriage, but are in their hearts opposed for another reason, which they simply are too embarrassed to admit, according to former Attorney General Sean McWeeney, who chaired the Constitutional Commission.

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