UK House of Commons Passes Gay Marriage

But bill still has to pass House of Lords to become law

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 5, 2013 9:40 AM CST | Updated Feb 5, 2013 2:02 PM CST

(Newser) – The UK's House of Commons overwhelmingly voted to pass a bill legalizing same-sex marriage today, by a vote of 400 to 175, the BBC reports. The bill allows religious organizations to conduct gay marriages if they so choose; same-sex couples to convert their civil...   Read full story »


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