Let us know what you'd like to see as a HuffPost Member. Support for same-sex marriage is weaker in Eastern Europe. Along with New Zealand, Australia became the second country in the Asia-Pacific region to make same-sex marriage legal. Finland becomes the last of the five Nordic countries to legalize same-sex marriage, joining Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The law encompasses the relationship only in a legal way.
They talk of charity-based religious organizations being "forced out of business" for "sticking to their beliefs" about marriage.
Both in the U. Who is tightening policy? The new law, which was passed inreplaced a law permitting civil unions.
The argument about the structural identity of marriage is not a legal argument about how people should be treated within the bonds of that structure.