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BRITAIN: Full Gay Marriage This Week?

According to one major newspaper, full marriage equality is coming to Britain by the end of this week.
The government is expected to announce full marriage equality for gays and lesbians under reforms to marriage laws to be announced later this week. The reported move will end the final major legal discrimination against gays and lesbians in Britain. According to the Sunday Times, a proposal to end the ban on same sex marriage will be announced by the Liberal Democrat equality minister Lynne Featherstone at the same time as the government announces the time table for civil partnerships to be held in religious buildings.
Can it really be as simple as a "government announcement"? Can one of our British readers shed some light on how this may go? There's that pesky "proposal" word in there....

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