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Old 12-03-2017, 02:48 PM   #9
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TeaWithJasmine has said some nice things

Originally Posted by Tad View Post
Things looking up Down-Under

In a national vote, 62% of Australians voted yes to the question "Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?" The Prime Minister has promised a parliamentary vote to legalize gay marriage by Christmas.
This has now passed through the senate - all amendments were defeated - , and will be going to the lower house soon. Fingers crossed there will be legislation by Christmas. We aren't expecting any issues in the lower house as Lab, Greens and some of the crossbench are all in favour of a bill with no amendments, as are at least 2 Coalition MPs, and likely more.
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