John M. Becker

BREAKING: UK House of Commons Passes Marriage Equality

Filed By John M. Becker | May 21, 2013 2:15 PM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Politics
Tags: England, gay marriage, marriage equality, same-sex marriage, UK, United Kingdom

uk_parliament.JPGJust now, the UK House of Commons gave final approval to a marriage equality bill. The vote was 366-161.

The bill now moves on to the House of Lords.

Here's a handy graphic representation of the bill's progress through Parliament. (Thanks to Joe Jervis for finding it!) Today the House of Commons just completed its third reading, meaning that the equal marriage bill is essentially halfway through the process of becoming law.

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