Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Great day as British House of Commons votes in favour of legalizing same-sex marriage.

Britain's Parliament voted today 400 to 175 to legalize equal marriage in the United Kingdom.

The government-proposed bill would enable same-sex couples to get married in both civil and religious ceremonies, provided that the religious institution consents. The bill bitterly divided David Cameron's ruling Conservative Party, but enjoyed huge support from the opposition, allowing it to pass handily in the House of Commons. The bill now goes to the House of Lords.

Congrats to Great Britain on this great step toward equality! Here's a video of the moment the bill's passage was announced today:


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