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Marriage: Will Finland Flip-flop?

Two years ago Finland voted to legalise same-sex marriage – but the law has still not come into effect and now it seems they’re having doubts. “Finland should strive to become a society where discrimination does not exist, human rights are respected and two adults can marry regardless of their sexual orientation,” Finland’s then prime minister Alexander Stubb, said before […]

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Finland joins the marriage club

Finland has just voted to legalise same-sex marriage, making it the 12th European country to do so. It passed by 105 votes to 92, some twelve years on from the introduction of same-sex civil partnerships in Finnish law. “Finland should strive to become a society where discrimination does not exist, human rights are respected and two adults can marry regardless of their sexual […]

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