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Marriage Equality Moves Forward in Germany

HRC celebrated a vote by the Bundestag, the lower house of Germany’s parliament, to make marriage equality the law of the land. Once the legislation is approved by Bundesrat, the upper house, - which is expected to be a formality - and signed into law by the president, Germany will become the 22nd country to secure full marriage equality for same-sex couples. “We welcome the German people into the growing family of nations that ensure loving and committed same-sex couples have the right to marry,” said Ty Cobb, Director of HRC Global.
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