Italy’s Senate Overwhelmingly Approves Civil Unions for Gay Couples

(ROME) — Italy’s Senate voted Thursday to grant legal recognition to civil unions, as the last holdout in Western Europe took a compromise step to give some rights to gay couples after a bitter, years-long battle. Premier Matteo Renzi described the passage of the bill Thursday as “historic.” But gay and lesbian groups denounced the…

http://time.com/4237588/italy-approve-civil-unions-gay-couples/

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