Germany's lower house approves gay marriage, despite Merkel voting against
By 30 June
Illustration of gay marriage (credit: studio tdes/Flickr)
Lawmakers voted 393 for legalising ‘marriage for everybody’ and 226 against with 4 abstentions. Germany has allowed same-sex couples to enter civil partnerships since 2001, but same-sex marriages remained illegal.
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