February 7, 2013

A Victory for Civil Rights in Britain

Irish Times, Irish Times

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Tuesday's overwhelming House of Commons vote in favour of allowing same-sex couples to marry is a historic step towards equal rights for a minority that, within recent memory, was persecuted and criminalised. Further legislative obstacles remain in the path of marriage equality in England and Wales and public opinion remains divided on the issue.

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