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Oct 27, 2007 Quickie Link: Moderates Back Equal Marriage Rights
By vanrozenheim

(Sweden) - Sweden's Moderate Party on Saturday gave its backing to gender-neutral marriages. A large majority of the conference delegates were in favour of a change to the law. The party agreed that the decision of whether to conduct same-sex marriages should be up to the local parishes. The party conference also agreed that lesbian couples should be entitled to artificial insemination treatment at state hospitals and that Gays can adopt children. Six of parliament's seven parties have now given their backing to Gay marriage. Only the Christian Democrats are opposed and they have vowed to continue arguing against it.

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