Bermuda recently challenged a law in local courts putting a ban on gay marriage, but they decided to appeal to the London High Court to uphold the ban.
The government of Bermuda has asked a British territories appellate court to overturn a ruling against a law that rescinded marriage rights for same-sex couples.
Bermuda’s top court reversed the government’s ban on gay marriage, as it was unconstitutional, after an appeal from the attorney general.
(WB) A law that rescinds marriage rights for same-sex couples in Bermuda took effect on Friday.
Nearly half a year after approving same-sex marriage, Bermuda will no longer allow couples to marry.
The territory of Bermuda has become the first in the world’s history to reverse a law allowing same-sex marriage.
(WB) More than 6,000 people attended Bermuda’s first-ever Pride parade that took place in the British island territory’s capital of Hamilton on Aug. 31.
(WB) A spokesperson for the British Foreign Office on Monday said a bill that would rescind marriage rights for same-sex couples in Bermuda is “a matter for the” island territory’s government.