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Finnish parliament submits petition against same-sex marriage down beside her

Finnish parliament submits petition against same-sex marriage down beside her

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The Finnish parliament has on Friday a petition rejected which ordered that the bill to same-sex marriage in Finland is legal was repealed.

A large majority of the parliament (120 members) rejected the petition. This is almost a certainty that the law from march is introduced, and LGBT should marry.

The law, which already in 2014 has been approved by the previous Finnish parliament, should end the distinction that exists between commitments between homosexuals and heterosexuals.

Since 2002, gay couples in Finland or to a registered partnership, but marriage can not. With the new law of the same sex with the same ease as the last name of a partner to adopt. Also, adopting children is easier.

Finland is the only Nordic country where same-sex marriages are not yet in place.

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