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More Support for Gay Marriage

Published måndag 18 juni 2007 kl 12.37

Sweden’s Conservative Moderate Party, the largest party in the center-right coalition government, has given its backing to same-sex marriage.

The party’s board has voted in favor of a gender-neutral marriage law and also wants to retain religious groups’ rights to carry out legally binding marriage ceremonies.

Under the party’s proposals, priests will be allowed to choose whether to marry same-sex couples.

The board’s decision will be put to the party’s annual conference in October. If approved, the only party in Sweden’s parliament opposed to same-sex marriage will be the Christian Democrats, also a member of the government coalition.

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