India Shields Child Brides From Sex – New York Times


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India Shields Child Brides From Sex
New York Times
Indian law sets 18 as the age for marriage and consent to sex for a young woman. But another provision of the law was inconsistent, saying a man could have sex with a girl as young as 15, as long as she was his wife. Advocates argued to the court that
India outlaws marital sex with minors in bid to protect child bridesCNN
Saving child brides — on SC ruling on sex with minor wifeThe Hindu
Indian Court Bans Underage Sex in Child MarriagesBrides.com
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Australia kicks off postal vote to decide on legalizing same-sex marriage – Reuters


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Australia kicks off postal vote to decide on legalizing same-sex marriage
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia on Tuesday launched a postal vote on whether to legalize same-sex marriage as a widely watched poll indicated the country would overwhelmingly support such unions. The non-compulsory ballot, which runs until the end of …
Australia kicks off postal survey on same-sex marriageBBC News
Same-Sex Marriage Splits AustraliaBloomberg
Vilification or intimidation during same-sex marriage survey could carry $12600 fineThe Guardian
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Australian court hears challenges to same-sex marriage vote – BBC News


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Australian court hears challenges to same-sex marriage vote
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Australia's highest court has begun hearing legal challenges against a national vote on same-sex marriage. The government plans to hold a non-binding postal survey from next week to gauge support for changing Australia's law to allow same-sex marriage.
Australia's strange vote on same-sex marriageWashington Post
Australia's High Court Hears Challenge to Same-Sex Marriage VoteU.S. News & World Report
High court hears challenges to same-sex marriage postal survey – liveThe Guardian
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Chile’s Bachelet presents gay marriage bill – ABC News


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Chile's Bachelet presents gay marriage bill
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Joaquin Flores, left, and his boyfriend, pose for a photo as they wait for the ceremony where Chile's President Michelle Bachelet is expected to sign a proposal for a same-sex marriage bill, at La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile, Monday, Aug.
Chile's Bachelet sends gay marriage bill to CongressAljazeera.com
Chile's President passes same-sex marriage bill to congressPinkNews
Chilean president introduces same-sex marriage, adoption billWashington Blade
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Trump’s USDA pick: ‘Logical’ that same-sex marriage could lead to making pedophilia legal – SFGate


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Trump's USDA pick: 'Logical' that same-sex marriage could lead to making pedophilia legal
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Sam Clovis, President Donald Trump's pick for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief scientist position and a Golden Gate University graduate, is under scrutiny for comments he made between 2011 and 2015, according to a CNN report. Clovis said …
Trump nominee: Same-sex marriage could lead to legalizing pedophiliaThe Hill
Trump nominee Sam Clovis: 'As far as we know' homosexuality's a choice, 'logical' LGBT protections could lead to …CNN
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Lawmaker likens same-sex marriage to his friendship with cycling buddies – CNN


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Lawmaker likens same-sex marriage to his friendship with cycling buddies
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Australia is in the midst of a national debate on same-sex marriage. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told reporters last week that he would "give all Australians a say" on the matter. "I'll be voting yes, as will (my wife), I'm very open about that
Gay marriage: Kevin Andrews likens same-sex couples to cycling …NEWS.com.au
Australian MP Compares Same-Sex Marriage To His Relationship With Cycling FriendsMarie Claire
This Politician Just Equated Same-Sex Couples to "Affectionate Friends," and We Can't Stop Shaking Our HeadsPOPSUGAR
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Rebel lawmakers reignite same-sex marriage debate in Australia – CNN


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Rebel lawmakers reignite same-sex marriage debate in Australia
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For nine months same-sex marriage in Australia has remained in limbo, after a government proposal to hold a national vote, or plebiscite, on the topic was blocked in Parliament in October 2016. Australia is one of only a few countries in the English
Same-Sex Marriage: Where The Hell Is It At?Huffington Post Australia
Same-sex marriage: PM Malcolm Turnbull defends move to hold postal plebiscite on same-sex marriageABC Online
Liberal party room sticks with same-sex marriage plebiscite – as it happenedThe Guardian
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Same-sex marriage threatens to split Coalition as some MPs consider crossing the floor – ABC Online


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Same-sex marriage threatens to split Coalition as some MPs consider crossing the floor
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The same-sex marriage issue has flared because some Liberal MPs have not ruled out crossing the floor to force the lower house to debate the issue. That has angered conservatives in the Coalition, who say it would break the election promise to hold a …
'We didn't try hard enough': Turnbull ministers push to retry failed same-sex marriage plebisciteThe Sydney Morning Herald
Turnbull facing same-sex marriage showdownThe Australian
PM under pressure over postal plebisciteSky News Australia
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