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Scotland Protects Marriage From Anti-Gay Referendum But Stalls Progress

Scotland recently held a public comment period on the issue of same-sex marriage, and one of the conclusions from that consultation is that the country will not hold a referendum limiting marriage to heterosexual couples, disappointing anti-gay activists. However, the government also continues to stall on whether it will actually pursue marriage equality, as it has suggested. First Minister Alex Salmond maintains his support for the freedom to marry, as do 64 person of all Scots, according to two separate polls last month.

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