UK, Scotland: Marriage Equality Bill top Get Final Vote On February 4th

Written by scott on January 22nd, 2014

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It looks like we’re this close to getting marriage equality for Scotland.

Pink News reports:

The date of the final vote on Scotland’s equal marriage bill has been announced.
A stage 3 debate and vote will take place on 4 Feb. Tom French, policy coordinator for the Equality Network said to PinkNews.co.uk: “After six years of campaigning for equal marriage there is now less than a fortnight to go until the final vote. Scotland can be proud that we have produced one of the most progressive equal marriage bills in the world, and it vital that everyone who supports LGBT equality now contacts our MSPs to protect against any negative amendments being made and to make sure this bill passes into law with the strong majority it deserves.”

According to Pink News, 56% support the bill. I haven’t yet seen any reporting on when it would actually take effect after passage – anyone out there know?

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