Italy: Lower House approves motion on same-sex civil unions

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Italy’s Lower House on Wednesday approved a motion on same-sex civil unions promoted by the Democratic Party.

It was the first such motion from any party to gain the approval of MPs in the Lower House after several other motions were rejected.

The motion commits the government “to promote the adoption of a law on civil unions, particularly with regard to the condition of the people of same sex”.

It also commits the government “to ensure equal treatment throughout the nation” of civil unions.

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