Finland Marriage Equality Bill Rejected – Again

Finland once again has proven to be the hold out among the Nordic countries, voting against same-sex marriage for the second time. The parliament’s legal affairs committee has rejected a bid to legislate for equal marriage. Finland_Parliament_1

The vote was 10 against and six in support. This means the bill will now go to be discussed by the whole legislature… A full sitting parliament will now consider the bill at some point after September.

After the previous attempt to introduce same-sex marriage in Finland, a petition gathered more than 166,000 signatures to force parliament to discuss the motion.

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