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Hetersexual couple who want civil partnership tell court they are being discriminated against

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London, where they are arguing that the Government's position on civil partnerships is "incompatible with equality law" for heterosexual couples who want to enter into a civil partnership rather than marry Picutre by Press Association
A heterosexual couple who want to enter into a civil partnership rather than marry have urged a judge to rule that they are being discriminated against. Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan, who are both academics and live in Hammersmith, west London, argue that the Government's position on civil partnerships is "incompatible with equality law". Dr Steinfeld, 34, and Mr Keidan, 39, who have been in a committed relationship since November 2010 and have an eight-month-old baby, want to secure legal recognition of that relationship through a civil partnership. But the Civil Partnership Act 200[...]
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