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Same sex marriage in England and Scotland imminent.

  1. Josak profile image61
    Josakposted 3 years ago

    England has drawn up legislation that would allow for same sex marriages, the second reading of the bill passed with 400 votes to 175, Scotland has announced similar legislation, it has been a long struggle but the world is changing quickly now.

    1. Josak profile image61
      Josakposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Edit: I forgot to add Wales is party to the English legislation mentioned.

      1. jandee profile image46
        jandeeposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        N.I      ?    C.I ?

    2. gmwilliams profile image85
      gmwilliamsposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      It is about time.   Same sex marriage is going to be commonplace in about 30 years.   The time where same sex marriage is an anathema is slowly but surely becoming a thing of the past.

  2. Uninvited Writer profile image85
    Uninvited Writerposted 3 years ago

    Common sense prevails smile

  3. CineReviewer profile image61
    CineReviewerposted 3 years ago

    Hooray to England and Scotland.

  4. psycheskinner profile image81
    psycheskinnerposted 3 years ago

    Marriage equality is also imminent in New Zealand.  The bill just passed its second reading.

  5. grand old lady profile image89
    grand old ladyposted 3 years ago

    Very good news. I hope this happens in the Philippines as well:)

  6. tirelesstraveler profile image88
    tirelesstravelerposted 3 years ago

    Why is it equality?

    1. Soul Man Walker profile image59
      Soul Man Walkerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      It isn't equality. That is just the buzz word.

      1. tirelesstraveler profile image88
        tirelesstravelerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Agreed.
        Today is my 37th anniversary.  I am not what I do. I am me.  I would be me whether I was married or not.

        1. Soul Man Walker profile image59
          Soul Man Walkerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          I understand. I am no different, sort of.

        2. Uninvited Writer profile image85
          Uninvited Writerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          But at least you had the choice to marry who you wanted.

    2. Josak profile image61
      Josakposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      It's equality because it means gay people and straight people will have the same rights under the law as is required by any just legal system.

      I understand that most who have never experienced what is is like to be discriminated against by the law of your country are incapable of understanding why it is important, they are too sheltered from that reality.

    3. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Because gay marriages are made equal to straight ones under the law.  That is literally what the new bill is called in NZ, and what it does. I don't see any problem with using that phrase, buzzword or not.

  7. habee profile image89
    habeeposted 3 years ago

    Good for England and Scotland.

 
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