MSPs back same-sex marriage bill

MSPs have backed a bill to legalise same-sex marriage in Scotland at its first stage after a free vote at Holyrood.

It passed the first hurdle by 98 votes to 15, with 5 abstentions.

Some religious groups are opposed, but ministers said it was the right thing to do.


Same sex marriage bill passed in Scotland

MSPs voted to legalise same sex marriage in Scotland.