gay "marriage" with a vote
of 49-0, with 14 abstentions. 49-0!
What an absolutely lopsided, or rather,
one-sided vote. The 14 who abstained
probably disagreed with it, or parts
of it, but were not courageous enough
to stand for what was right.
becomes the 9th country to legalize
same-sex "marriage." With
this, the ice has really started to
melt. Expect further legalizations throughout
the world, as the anti-life and anti-family
forces continue with their assault on
marriage and the family.
Iceland Legalizes Gay 'Marriage'
Iceland, June 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNew.com)
- Iceland's general assembly voted June
11 to legalize same-sex “marriage,”
making Iceland the 9th country in the
world to do so.
is the only nation with an openly homosexual
head of government, Johanna Siguroardottir.
law passed Iceland's Althingi 49-0,
with 14 members abstaining. It takes
effect on June 27.
addition to legalizing same-sex “marriage,”
the law will also end the system of
registered partnerships previously available
to homosexuals in Iceland. Henceforth,
registered unions between homosexuals
will only be recognized as “marriage,”
making homosexual and heterosexual unions
absolutely equal in the eyes of the
the Netherlands, Spain, South Africa,
Belgium, Sweden, Portugal, and Norway
have also legalized homosexual “marriage.”
new law states that religious ministers
will be free to perform gay “marriage”
ceremonies but will not be obliged to
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to me to live is Christ, and to die is
gain." (Phil 1:21)