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Same-sex marriage good to go in Germany

Video. Same-sex marriage good to go in Germany

German MPs have voted to legalise gay marriage after Chancellor Angela Merkel dropped her opposition to a vote.

German MPs have voted to legalise gay marriage after Chancellor Angela Merkel dropped her opposition to a vote.

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— ThreeWords.Magazine (@ThreeWordsMag) June 30, 2017

The law now allows full marital rights and allows them to adopt children.

In historic vote, German parliament votes to legalize #GayMarriage 393 votes to 226, four MPs abstain https://t.co/EsaOriCCT4#EheFürAllepic.twitter.com/X8M3Pb8bqV

— DW | Politics (@dw_politics) June 30, 2017

The bill was supported by 393 to 226.

Merkel said she hoped the bill would mean more “social cohesion and peace.”

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