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Archived from the original PDF on 7 January Published: 4 Mar Retrieved 5 May MSM activity made illegal. Gareth Lee to challenge ruling that Northern Ireland bakery had right to refuse to bake cake with pro-gay marriage message. In Maythe Church of Scotland voted to draft new laws that would allow ministers to conduct same-sex marriages.
It's taken us some time to reach it, that this is something we want to do". Ireland: Law Reform Commission. It just seems like we woke up on June 27,and there was same sex marriage, and we all kinda moved on. Click through the gallery to see some of the best photos from the day.
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Following the state election , which saw Labor form minority government, the Parliament passed in December the Relationships Civil Partnerships and Other Acts Amendment Act , which restored state-sanctioned ceremonies for same-sex and opposite-sex couples and once more changed regulations referring to "registered relationships" with "civil partnerships".
Background Notes The Independent. Gordan and Jackson. In common law , a marriage between persons of the same-sex was void ab initio.