Scotland passes marriage equality

Scotland’s Parliament passed marriage equality by 105-18. The law will take effect by the end of this year making Scotland the 17th country to pass marriage equality. England and Wales passed a similar law in March.

“We’re doing a remarkable thing today, we are saying on behalf of Scotland to the world, loud and clear that we believe in recognizing love between same sex couples as we do between opposite sex couples.” said Health Secretary Alex Neil.

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