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Editor: Margaret Ryznare
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Same-Sex Marriage in Scotland

From the BBC:

A bill which allows same-sex weddings to take place in Scotland has been passed by MSPs in the Scottish Parliament.

MSPs voted by 105 to 18 in favour of the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill.

The Scottish government said the move was the right thing to do but Scotland's two main churches were opposed to it.

The first gay and lesbian weddings could take place this autumn.

Read more here, and another article on the subject is here.


Hat Tip: Elaine Sutherland

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