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

German 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 ...

Same-sex marriage legal in Germany now - The Tribune

At 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 ...

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

In 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 ...

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

Leaders 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 ...

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

Germany 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 ...

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

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

Just 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 ...

Same-sex marriage approved in Germany - euronews

The 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 ...

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

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

Germany 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 ...

German Parliament Votes to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage - CBN News

German lawmakers are one step closer to legalizing gay marriage. Parliament voted to allow it after only a short debate. The decision came after Chancellor Angela Merkel unexpectedly eased her parties stance on same-sex marriage. The new legislation ...

Germany legalizes same-sex marriage after Merkel U-turn - KOIN.com

Green Party's gay rights activist Volker Beck, front right, and fellow faction members celebrate with a confetti popper after German Federal Parliament, Bundestag, voted to legalize same-sex marriage in Berlin, Germany, Friday, June 30, 2017.

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

BERLIN, 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 ...

At Long Last, Germany's Lawmakers Legalize Same-Sex Marriage - The Mary Sue

Germany has for many years been out of step with other EU nations in not recognizing the legal right of same-sex couples to marry. Love wins once again, however, and Friday's parliamentary vote made same-sex marriage the law of the land. It might ...

German parliament votes to legalise same-sex marriage - The Guardian

German MPs have voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage, prompting joyous and unusual scenes in parliament as Green party politicians tossed glittered confetti across the chamber and gay couples sitting in the public gallery kissed and embraced.

Germany's vote to OK gay marriage likely to benefit Merkel - seattlepi.com

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel has dominated German politics for over a decade thanks to a combination of flexibility, tactical savvy and luck — and she looks likely to benefit from Germany's legalization of gay marriage as she seeks a fourth ...

German Parliament approves same-sex marriage - Xinhua

BERLIN, June 30 (Xinhua) -- The German Federal Parliament (Bundestag) approved the same-sex marriage in an historic vote on Friday. "This is an historic day. Not just for lesbians and gays, but also for a more just and democratic society. Whether or ...

Germany legalises same-sex marriage, Merkel votes against - Deccan Herald

People celebrate Germany's parliament legalising the same-sex marriage in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Reuters Photo. ×. Germany legalised same-sex marriage today in a change nonetheless opposed by Chancellor Angela Merkel, joining many ...

German MPs approve gay marriage in snap vote - Mumbai Mirror

Berlin: Germany on Friday became the 23rd country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage, after lawmakers passed a bill in a snap vote that was approved by Chancellor Angela Merkel just four days ago. The initiative, which delivers full rights to ...

Rainbow flags, bubbly as Germany legalises gay marriage - News24

People celebrate as they attend a rally of gays and lesbians in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. (Tobias Schwartz, AFP). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us your pictures · Send us your stories. What To Read Next. Parliament ...