GERMAN PARLIAMENT VOTES TO LEGALISE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

GERMANY'S PARLIAMENT HAS VOTED TO LEGALISE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE BY 393 VOTES TO 226, DESPITE ANGELA MERKEL OPPOSING THE MOVE.

ANGELA MERKEL VOTES AGAINST LEGALISING SAME-SEX MARRIAGE IN GERMANY

"It's sad and completely unnecessary...that such a decision has turned into a political confrontation at the very moment when there was a realistic outlook for a process that could have crossed party lines," Ms Merkel told Wirtschaftswoche magazine earlier in the week. "Every member of parliament should be able to follow their conscience."

Germany’s parliament has voted to legalise same-sex marriage by 393 votes to 226, despite Angela Merkel opposing the move. The German Chancellor was seen voting with a red card, indicating a no vote, at the end of a heated...

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