Conscientious objection to creating same-sex unions: an international analysis

Kenneth Norrie, Bruce MacDougall, Elsje Bonthuys, Marjolein van der Brink

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An examination of the right of state officials to refuse to participate in the creation of same-sex marriages and unions, from the perspective of legislation and case law in Scotland, South Africa, the Netherlands and Canada
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)127-165
Number of pages39
JournalCanadian Journal of Human Rights
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012


  • same-sex marriage
  • conscientious objection
  • religious freedom
  • state services

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