New Zealand passes same-sex marriage bill
April 17, 2013 5:10 AM   Subscribe

The New Zealand Parliament has just passed a law legalising gay marriage by 77 votes to 44, amid loud shows of jubilation from the floor and the gallery. The bill will take effect in mid August, 27 years after New Zealand decriminalised homosexuality.
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This post was deleted for the following reason: Fantastic news, but as just a link to a pretty short article, doesn't really make a great Metafilter post. Maybe someone can do something with a little bit more content, or you can try again tomorrow. Let us know if you have any questions. -- taz


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