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UK MPs vote resoundingly to extend same-sex marriage and liberalise abortion in Northern Ireland

euronews Tuesday, 9 July 2019
The UK parliament on Tuesday backed amendments that would compel the government to extend same-sex marriage to Northern Ireland and liberalise abortion if the country is unable to re-establish its own devolved government by October 21.
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News video: MPs vote to extend access to abortion in Northern Ireland

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MPs have approved an amendment which aims to extend access to abortion in Northern Ireland by 332 votes to 99, majority 233. Same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland has also taken a step closer after MPs voted to legalise it if a new Stormont Executive is not formed by October.

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