Australian Government Passes Marriage Equality Law

Posted on:07 Dec 2017 16:04:19
Australian Government Passes Marriage Equality Law
07 December 2017 Current Affairs: Australia’s parliament has legislated for marriage equality, passing a bill almost unanimously to allow two people, regardless of sex, to marry.

The House of Representatives passed a cross-party bill after an unprecedented national postal survey gave unstoppable momentum to legislate the historic social reform. Australia, which changed the law in 2004 to say that marriage is only between a man and a woman, now becomes the 25th country to recognize same-sex marriage.

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