#UK Lawmakers Just #Voted To Back Same-Sex Marriage In Northern Ireland; #LGBT

(TIME) — U.K. lawmakers just voted to back same-sex marriage and abortion access in Northern Ireland.

U.K. lawmakers have voted to extend same-sex marriage and access to abortions in Northern Ireland in a move that activists are celebrating.

On Tuesday, U.K. Members of Parliament backed an amendment requiring the British government to extend same-sex marriage rights to Northern Ireland, by 383 votes in favor and 73 in opposition. Another amendment aiming to extend access to abortion in Northern Ireland was also backed by 332 votes to 99.

Source: TIME, full story


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