Tasmanian Legislature Defeats Marriage Equality

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"Tasmanian Legislature Defeats Marriage Equality"

Despite hopes that marriage equality might advance in Australian states after failing in both federal chambers, the upper house of the Tasmanian legislature defeated such a bill today. It had passed in the lower house, but faced stronger opposition today due to doubts about whether it was constitutional at the state level.

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