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Same-sex marriage now legal as first couples wed

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Happy 29th of March! A day that will go down in British History.

At last…

France Gay Marriage“For the first time same-sex couples are now legally allowed to get married in England and Wales. Politicians from the main parties have hailed the change in the law. David Cameron said the move sent a message that people were now equal “whether gay or straight”, but some religious groups remain opposed. Scotland passed a similar law in February; the first same-sex marriages are expected there in October. Northern Ireland has no plans to follow suit.”

Follow this link for the full BBC article.

And by the end of the year Scottish gay couples should be able to marry as well as the Queen signs gay marriage into Scottish law!

Elizabeth_2_1Queen Elizabeth II has signed same-sex marriage into law in Scotland today (13 March).
By the end of the year, Scottish gay couples will be able to unite in matrimony.
It is the last step in the long battle to get the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill through parliament, making it an Act.

Follow this link for the full GayStarNews article.

Queen Elizabeth II has signed same-sex marriage into law in Scotland today (13 March).

By the end of the year, Scottish gay couples will be able to unite in matrimony.

It is the last step in the long battle to get the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill through parliament, making it an Act.

– See more at: http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/queen-signs-gay-marriage-law-scotland130314#sthash.bNZwQJfm.dpuf

By the end of the year, Scottish gay couples should be able to unite in matrimony. – See more at: http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/queen-signs-gay-marriage-law-scotland130314#sthash.bNZwQJfm.dpuf
By the end of the year, Scottish gay couples should be able to unite in matrimony. – See more at: http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/queen-signs-gay-marriage-law-scotland130314#sthash.bNZwQJfm.dpuf
By the end of the year, Scottish gay couples should be able to unite in matrimony. – See more at: http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/queen-signs-gay-marriage-law-scotland130314#sthash.bNZwQJfm.dpuf
By the end of the year, Scottish gay couples should be able to unite in matrimony. – See more at: http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/queen-signs-gay-marriage-law-scotland130314#sthash.bNZwQJfm.dpuf
By the end of the year, Scottish gay couples should be able to unite in matrimony. – See more at: http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/queen-signs-gay-marriage-law-scotland130314#sthash.bNZwQJfm.dpuf
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