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Canadian House Passes Same-Sex Marriage Bill

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Canadian House Passes Same-Sex Marriage Bill

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Canadian House Passes Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Canadian House Passes Same-Sex Marriage Bill

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After 18 months of contentious debate, Canada's House of Commons passes a bill to give same-sex marriages the same weight as conventional marriages. Canada's Senate is expected to pass the bill in July. Same-sex marriages are already recognized by eight of Canada's 10 provinces.