Gay marriage okayed in Taiwan

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A top Taiwan court ruled for of gay marriage today, in a landmark ruling that paves the way for the island to become the first place in Asia to legalise same sex unions.

Twelve of 14 judges in the court, the Judicial Yuan, said current marriage laws violate the constitutional rights of same-sex couples.

Taiwan’s government has two years to implement the ruling.

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/05/taiwan-top-court-rules-favour-gay-marriage-170524063603646.html

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