Following an earlier vote by British legislators to allow same-sex marriage, the plans cleared both houses of Parliament this week. USA Today:
Now, all the bill needs is official assent from Queen Elizabeth II, which is expected to come later in the week.
Like the Queen would say no, even if she may! It'll be next year before marriages start taking place, though, due to legal formalities. (Update: Scotland's version of the bill is expected to pass there presently)
In a weirdly hostile and creepy press conference in Alabama this week, the state’s Supreme Court Chief Justice complained about a variety of foes including “a tranvestite,” plus “atheists, homosexuals and transgender individuals.” He says these foes brought forward a politically motivated complaint about his administrative order to probate judges not to issue same-sex marriage […]
Survivor guitarist and “Eye of the Tiger” co-writer Frankie Sullivan says nobody in their camp granted permission for their 1982 hit song to be featured at a rally for Kim Davis without their permission.
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