PARLIAMENT IN GERMANY APPROVES SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

SHE SAID THE DEVELOPMENTS IN GERMANY ILLUSTRATED THE DIFFERENCE THAT OPPOSITION PARTIES COULD MAKE.

LAWMAKERS SUPPORTED THE BILL AFTER CHANCELLOR ANGELA MERKEL SOFTENED HER RESISTANCE TO THE ISSUE A FEW DAYS AGO.

"I hope that with today's vote not only that mutual respect is there between the individual positions, but also that a piece of social peace and togetherness could be created," Ms. Merkel said ...

BERLIN — Lawmakers in Germany voted on Friday to allow same-sex marriage after a brisk but emotional debate in Parliament, setting the stage for the country to join more than a dozen European nations — including Ireland,...

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