A large majority in the British House of Commons on Tuesday voted to support a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage.
In a 400-175 vote, members of Parliament backed the second reading of legislation that would, as drafted, enable religious organizations to conduct same-sex marriages if they wish.
The bill will be up for further debate in the House of Commons. In order to become law, it has to clear further parliamentary hurdles, including a vote in the House of Lords.
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