Germany’s Angela Merkel Backs Off Opposition to Gay Marriage, Lifting Hopes for Equality

Angela Merkel

Berlin (dpa) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday backed away from her conservative party’s clear “no” to same-sex marriage, a hot-button issue ahead of the country’s September elections. Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and their Bavarian-based allies, the Christian Social Union, have repeatedly blocked efforts to introduce gay marriage as German law. But Merkel said she…

.repubhubembed{display:none;}

//static.icopyright.net/user/view.act?p=MTU1MDA=&c=NDAxMjY0MTY=&fuid=MjU2NDYwMzA=&s=plugin&showDate=truehttp://ift.tt/2cmNJCB

The post Germany’s Angela Merkel Backs Off Opposition to Gay Marriage, Lifting Hopes for Equality appeared first on Towleroad.

via Towleroad Gay News http://ift.tt/2tibs0V

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s