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Hoosier Musings on the Road to Emmaus

Thursday, December 01, 2005

South Africa? Who knew??

South Africa is now alongside Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain and Canada in allowing gay marriages. Read the story here.

You know, coming from Reuters, one might make a comment here about getting the straight scoop. . . .

(Sorry-- I couldn't resist.)


Blogger Karen said...

It makes sense to me. The post-apartheid Constitution was very careful to not to discriminate against anyone, so all civil institutions that accord rights and privileges are available to everyone. In reality, however, same-sex marriage doesn't actually occur all that often.

December 01, 2005 12:30 PM  

Blogger Dawgdays said...

When I started reading this, I thought it was the beginning of a very odd geography lesson.

December 01, 2005 3:49 PM  

Anonymous Euge said...

My own sense is that the equal protection clause (section 1) of amendment 14 of the United States Constitution willl eventually force the that country to follow suit.

December 02, 2005 10:00 PM  

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