21 May 2013

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British PM Survives Gay Marriage Vote

British Prime Minister David Cameron headed off another Conservative rebellion Monday after the opposition Labour Party helped him see off a "wrecking amendment" which had threatened his gay marriage bill. Tory MP Tim Loughton had proposed the amendment saying that if gay couples were allowed to marry, then heterosexual couples should also be able to have civil partnerships. But lawmakers in the lower House of Commons rejected the motion by 375 votes to 70. [...]




British PM survives gay marriage vote (via AFP)
British Prime Minister David Cameron headed off another Conservative rebellion Monday after the opposition Labour Party helped him see off a "wrecking amendment" which had threatened his gay marriage bill. Tory MP Tim Loughton had proposed the amendment saying that if gay couples were allowed to marry…




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