New Zealand: Marriage Equality Law Takes Effect Tomorrow

Written by scott on August 18th, 2013

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New Zealand us set to become the first country in the South Pacific to allow same sex marriage. On Top Magazine reports:

A law legalizing gay marriage in New Zealand takes effect on Monday. Lawmakers approved the law in May, making the island nation the first in the Asia-Pacific region to approve such unions. Labour MP Louisa Wall previously credited President Barack Obama’s endorsement of marriage equality for giving momentum to her bill.

Here’s hoping the law provides impetus for neighboring Australia after next month’s elections…

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