liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,

House of Commons Okays Same Sex Marriage 400 to 175

What's neat about this vote is that the party whips did not instruct the Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote any particular way. The next step for this bill is the House of Lords, which probably won't pass it by the same huge margin.

Tags: britain, europe, homosexuality, lgbt, marriage, values

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