Five reasons why ‘no-fault divorce’ would be a disaster for marriage

Nov 21, 2017 by

from Coalition for Marriage:

A group of MPs, campaigners and journalists are attempting to undermine marriage by making it legal for either party to abandon a marriage without giving a reason.

Last week Conservative MP Suella Fernandes led a Westminster Hall debate in which she called for the introduction of so called ‘no-fault divorce’. This would make divorce an administrative process that could not be defended in court by the abandoned party.

On Friday The Times newspaper gave its support to this campaign on its front page and through its leading article (£).

Trivialising marriage

These campaigners argue that their reforms are compassionate. Instead they place the weight of the state behind the party wishing to terminate a marriage, no matter how spurious the reason. We believe that if successful the reforms will:

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