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Germany has officially legalized same-sex marriage - HelloGiggles;

Germany has officially legalized same-sex marriage - HelloGiggles

HelloGigglesGermany has officially legalized same-sex marriageHelloGigglesFantastic news out of Germany: Same-sex marriage has been legalized! The historic decision came just five days after Chancellor Angela Merkel relaxed her party's opposition of same-sex marriage, allowing members of her conservative coalition to ...and more »

Venus Williams sued by family of man who died after Florida crash - Raw Story;

Venus Williams sued by family of man who died after Florida crash - Raw Story

Raw StoryVenus Williams sued by family of man who died after Florida crashRaw StoryPride Month ends on a good note in Germany as lawmakers voted Friday to officially legalize same-sex marriage. The approval allows for Germany to join a growing list of European countries that have already legalized same-sex marriage, including Denmark ...and more »

Angela Merkel votes against gay marriage - despite paving the way for couples to wed - Mirror.co.uk;

Angela Merkel votes against gay marriage - despite paving the way for couples to wed - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukAngela Merkel votes against gay marriage - despite paving the way for couples to wedMirror.co.ukGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel voted against gay marriage – despite paving the way for same-sex couples to wed. She allowed her conservative Christian Democrats MPs to vote with their consciences, lifting the party's previous opposition. But even ...and more »

Same-sex marriage legal in Germany now - The Tribune;

Same-sex marriage legal in Germany now - The Tribune

The TribuneSame-sex marriage legal in Germany nowThe TribuneAt an event hosted by women's magazine “Brigitte” this week Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke of a “dramatic experience” when she told a lesbian in her home constituency how she had struggled with the idea of same-sex couples adopting children. Merkel ...and more »

Germany Legalized Same-Sex Marriage, but Angela Merkel Voted Against It - Esquire.com;

Germany Legalized Same-Sex Marriage, but Angela Merkel Voted Against It - Esquire.com

Esquire.comGermany Legalized Same-Sex Marriage, but Angela Merkel Voted Against ItEsquire.comIn Germany on Friday, the parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage. That's great! Good job, Germany! Except that the vote was nowhere near unanimous—the Bundestag's deciding vote was 393 to 226—with one major international player voicing her ...and more »

Germany parliament votes to legalize same-sex marriage - JURIST;

Germany parliament votes to legalize same-sex marriage - JURIST

JURISTGermany parliament votes to legalize same-sex marriageJURIST[JURIST] The lower house of the German Parliament [official website] voted 393-226 Friday to legalize same-sex marriage. The decision came shortly after Chancellor Angela Merkel [official website] changed her conservative stance [NYT report] on the issue.and more »

Where Europe stands on gay marriage and civil unions - Pew Research Center

Where Europe stands on gay marriage and civil unionsPew Research CenterMore than 16 years after the Netherlands became the world's first country to allow same-sex marriage, neighboring Germany has become the latest European nation to legalize the practice. On June 30, the country's parliament, by a vote of 393 to 226 ...and more »

Germany's chancellor just engaged in some not-so-light Trump bashing - Vox;

Germany's chancellor just engaged in some not-so-light Trump bashing - Vox

VoxGermany's chancellor just engaged in some not-so-light Trump bashingVoxLeaders of close American allies don't typically slam the US president at home to win political points. But that's just what happened on Thursday, when German Chancellor Angela Merkel implicitly, but unmistakably, ripped into President Donald Trump in ...and more »

Did Merkel trip on gay marriage vote, or was this more canny politics? - The Guardian;

Did Merkel trip on gay marriage vote, or was this more canny politics? - The Guardian

The GuardianDid Merkel trip on gay marriage vote, or was this more canny politics?The GuardianBerliners celebrate the vote to legalise same-sex marriage near the Bundestag, Germany. Photograph: Zuma Wire/Rex/Shutterstock. Germany. Did Merkel trip on gay marriage vote, or was this more canny politics? The German leader's no vote is a sign she ...and more »

Germany Weakens G20 Climate Plan To Appease Trump, But Will It Work? - The Daily Caller

Germany Weakens G20 Climate Plan To Appease Trump, But Will It Work?The Daily CallerGermany made enormous cuts in clean energy goals in the latest draft of the G20 Climate Plan while embracing gas as a “clean technology” to lure President Donald Trump into signing the agreement, Climate Home reported Thursday. Germany's plan ...and more »

German bishops criticize parliament's approval of gay marriage - Patheos (blog);

German bishops criticize parliament's approval of gay marriage - Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)German bishops criticize parliament's approval of gay marriagePatheos (blog)Berlin, Germany, Jun 30, 2017 / 12:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Heiner Koch of Berlin expressed his regret Friday at the German parliament's vote in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage, saying it had abandoned the fundamental characteristics ...and more »

Putin, Merkel discuss topics of forthcoming G20 summit - TASS

Putin, Merkel discuss topics of forthcoming G20 summitTASSMOSCOW, June 30. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed topics of the forthcoming Group of Twenty summit, the Kremlin press service said on Friday. "Ahead of the Group of Twenty summit in Hamburg ...and more »

Opinion: Same-sex marriage in Germany - a run-of-the-mill revolution - Deutsche Welle;

Opinion: Same-sex marriage in Germany - a run-of-the-mill revolution - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleOpinion: Same-sex marriage in Germany - a run-of-the-mill revolutionDeutsche WelleJust a week ago, no one would have suspected that same-sex couples in Germany would be allowed to get properly married. In the end, you can always expect the unexpected, writes DW's Felix Steiner. Homosexuelles Pärchen ...and more »

Same-sex marriage approved in Germany - euronews;

Same-sex marriage approved in Germany - euronews

euronewsSame-sex marriage approved in GermanyeuronewsThe Chancellor voted against it, but same-sex marriage has been approved by a big margin in the German parliament. The country has become the 14th in Europe and 23rd in the world to legalise same-sex weddings. This after Angela Merkel did a u-turn and ...and more »

At long last, Germany's bells are ringing for same-sex marriage - The Guardian;

At long last, Germany's bells are ringing for same-sex marriage - The Guardian

The GuardianAt long last, Germany's bells are ringing for same-sex marriageThe Guardian'There is a mood of celebration.' People celebrate the legalisation of same-sex marriage in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images. Gay marriage · Opinion ...and more »

Delingpole: Germany Surrenders to Trump, Waters Down G20 Climate Plan #Winning - Breitbart News;

Delingpole: Germany Surrenders to Trump, Waters Down G20 Climate Plan #Winning - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsDelingpole: Germany Surrenders to Trump, Waters Down G20 Climate Plan #WinningBreitbart NewsGermany has 'massively weakened' its climate action plan for next week's G20 summit in Hamburg in order to appease Donald Trump. According to a shocked report in the green, EU-linked propaganda outlet Climate Change News this represents a ...and more »

Germany set to legalize gay marriage even as Merkel votes no - Raw Story;

Germany set to legalize gay marriage even as Merkel votes no - Raw Story

Raw StoryGermany set to legalize gay marriage even as Merkel votes noRaw StoryBerlin (dpa) - Gay marriage is set to become the law of the land in Germany after lawmakers voted in favour of legalization Friday, capping a hectic week that started with the item barely on the political agenda. Of 623 votes cast, 393 people voted in ...and more »

German legislators OK same-sex marriage - Windy City Times;

German legislators OK same-sex marriage - Windy City Times

Windy City TimesGerman legislators OK same-sex marriageWindy City TimesOn June 30, German lawmakers voted by a wide margin ( 393-226, with four abstentions ) to legalize same-sex marriage. The bill gives gay and lesbian couples in Germany the same rights as heterosexual couples, and will let same-sex couples to marry and ...and more »

Germany denies report US threatening to stop regulation cooperation - Daily Mail

Germany denies report US threatening to stop regulation cooperationDaily MailBERLIN, June 30 (Reuters) - The German government on Friday denied a media report which said the United States had signalled it could discontinue multilateral cooperation on financial market regulation and tax havens ahead of a G20 summit in Germany ...and more »

German Bishops 'deeply saddened' by vote to legalise same-sex marriage - PinkNews;

German Bishops 'deeply saddened' by vote to legalise same-sex marriage - PinkNews

PinkNewsGerman Bishops 'deeply saddened' by vote to legalise same-sex marriagePinkNewsBishops in Germany have said they are “deeply saddened” by a vote to legalise same-sex marriage. German MPs this morning voted by a clear majority to legalise same-sex marriage. The vote happened quickly this week with a measure being announced, ...and more »