Entry #231: Same-sex marriage in Spain

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RegionSpain
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusLegal
Start DateJul 3, 2005
End Datenow
DescriptionIn July of 2005, Spain became the third country in the world to legalize gay marriage, following the Netherlands and Belgium. The law, which was passed by the Spanish parliament and signed into law by Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, also allows same-sex couples to adopt children.
Sourceshttp://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/12/30/world/main663980.shtml https://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/01/world/europe/spain-gives-approval-to-gay-unions.html


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Revision by danlev. Expanding. "Them" sounded weird.

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NoteSpain legalised same-sex marriage in 2005, making them the third country to do so.In July of 2005, Spain became the third country in the world to legalize gay marriage, following the Netherlands and Belgium. The law, which was passed by the Spanish parliament and signed into law by Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, also allows same-sex couples to adopt children.

Revision by beeurd

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NoteSpain legalised same-sex marriage in 2005, making them then third country to do so.Spain legalised same-sex marriage in 2005, making them the third country to do so.

Revision by beeurd

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NoteSpain legalised same-sex marriage in 2005, making them then third country to do so.
Sourceshttp://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/12/30/world/main663980.shtmlhttp://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/12/30/world/main663980.shtml https://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/01/world/europe/spain-gives-approval-to-gay-unions.html

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