Thursday, 2 April 2009

Sweden approves gay marriage

Sweden legislators have voted overwhelmingly to approve same sex marriage, the fifth European country to do so.

Sweden is now "doing a Connecticut". Sweden has had civil unions, but is now moving to same sex marriage. In Connecticut, one of the first US states to adopt civil unions, gay rights advocates argued in the state's Supreme Court that civil unions were discriminatory. The Supreme Court agreed.

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