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Also German Bundesrat agrees with gay marriage

Also German Bundesrat agrees with gay marriage

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Gays and lesbians In Germany, can finally marry each other. The law for the opening up of marriage for gays took Friday with the approval of the federal council, the last hurdle in the parliamentary process.

The German version of the First Room dealt with the law Friday during the last meeting before the summer recess.

The Bundestag had last week given the green light for the opening up of marriage for persons of the same gender. Gay couples in Germany have dozens of years of struggle. Since 2001, Germany experienced all the registered partnership for gays.

The debate on this point came recently in a momentum when the German chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) surprisingly, the christian-democratic point of view a clear ” no ” to resist.

Instead, she left it to the members of the group individually about how they are about the issue wanted to vote. The other political groups in the Bundestag made then hurry to quickly to decision-making.

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