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Same-sex marriage is approved in Guernsey's States

Guernsey Politicians have today voted to approve equal marriage.

A late attempt to introduce a form of civil partnership could have de-rail plans to introduce same-sex marriage but the amendment was thrown out.

Members voted overwhelmingly in favour of same-sex marriage by 37 to seven.

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Equal marriage approved in Guernsey

Politicians in Guernsey have voted to approve same-sex marriage this afternoon.

A large round of applause rang out in the chamber after the result of the vote was announced.

37 States Members voted to approve the legislation, seven voted against it.

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