TV News LIES

Sunday, Feb 26th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News International Gay marriage legalized in England, Wales

Gay marriage legalized in England, Wales

E-mail Print PDF

Gay marriage in UKMPs cheered in the House of Commons as it was announced that royal assent had been given to the new Bill, paving the way for the first same-sex weddings next spring.

The Queen, who is the Supreme Governor of the Church of England, gave her formal approval to the Bill – one of the most radical pieces of social legislation of her reign – this afternoon.

But it marks the end of the centuries-old understanding of marriage as being solely between a man and a woman in the UK.

The Roman Catholic Church described it as a “watershed” in English law and said that it marked a “profound social change”.

Ben Summerskill chief executive of Stonewall, said the move would “bring joy to tens of thousands of gay couples and their friends and families.”

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Trump tower opens in Vancouver but the welcome isn't warm

Trump Tower opens in VancouverThe furies unleashed by Donald Trump's rise to the U.S. presidency are shaking Vancouver, where a...

Iraqi forces take control of Mosul Airport

Iraqi forces take Mosul airportUS-backed Iraqi security forces closing in on the ISIL-held western half of Mosul have stormed the...

Suicide bombers kill scores near Al Bab

Scores dead in SyriaTwo suicide car bombings have gone off near Al Bab, killing scores of people, just a...

British Muslim teacher denied entry to US on school trip

Muslim teacher from UK denied entry into USA young British Muslim teacher escorted off a New York-bound flight by US officials in front...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!