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Gay Marriage In Norway!

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It’s a good day to be gay in Norway! The nation’s parliament voted 84-41 today to legalize gay marriage and adoption, a direct reflection of the public’s progressive politics. Here’s the nitty-gritty:

Norway’s parliament on Wednesday adopted a new marriage law that allows homosexuals to marry and adopt children and permits lesbians to be artificially inseminated.

After a heated debate, the members of parliament adopted the text by a vote of 84 to 41.

The three centre-left coalition parties in power and two opposition parties, the Conservatives and the Liberals, voted largely in favour of the law, while the Christian Democrats and the far-right Progress Party voted against it.

Norway thus became the sixth country in the world to grant homosexuals the right to marry on an equal footing with heterosexuals, according to Norwegian television TV2.

The most controversial part of the law is that which gives lesbians the right to be artificially inseminated. The sperm donor must be identified so that the child can seek out his or her biological father at the age of 18.

Yeah, a barely legal bastard child sounds bad, but then you can just have them make up for all the chores they missed!

By:           Andrew Belonksy
On:           Jun 11, 2008
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  • 19 Comments
    • Amber LeMay
      Amber LeMay

      NORWAY? NOrWAY!

      Jun 11, 2008 at 4:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • CHURCHILL-Y
      CHURCHILL-Y

      gratulasjoner for alle norsk gays!:)

      Jun 11, 2008 at 5:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MindOverMatter
      MindOverMatter

      Hey Churchill, I hope your head doesn’t explode, but did you hear Norway was going to allow gays to adopt African children and use African sperm for the artificial insemination.

      Actually, I hope your head does explode you RPS (racist piece of shit).

      Jun 11, 2008 at 5:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • spunkbox
      spunkbox

      hey, I wanna be artificially inseminated!

      Jun 11, 2008 at 5:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • fredo777
      fredo777

      The “Conservatives” voted for + the “Progress Party” against?

      That trips me out, just going by their names alone.

      Jun 11, 2008 at 6:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jason
      Jason

      Oh dear another country gives Jesus the finger! I’m sure wherever he’s at up in the sky he’s an emotional wreck.

      Jun 11, 2008 at 7:29 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • RPCV
      RPCV

      I’ve been to Norway. It’s a beautiful country. But, my clearest memory is that the country is full of lefty loons. This proves it.

      And, Jason, while you were likely being sarcastic in your remarks above, I’m sure that Jesus truly is hanging his head in shame wondering why his flock has gone astray…….

      Jun 11, 2008 at 7:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • msim
      msim

      Welcome to the future, Norway!!!

      “The three centre-left coalition parties in power and two opposition parties, the Conservatives and the Liberals, voted largely in favour of the law, while the Christian Democrats and the far-right Progress Party voted against it.”

      I do love a democracy. 7 parties sharing power!
      The poor USA are still stuck in a 2-party system and that might be the root of their problems.

      Jun 11, 2008 at 8:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • chuck
      chuck

      >And, Jason, while you were likely being sarcastic in your remarks above, I’m sure that Jesus truly is hanging his head in shame wondering why his flock has gone astray…….

      She’ll get over it. *snap*

      Jun 11, 2008 at 9:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Andy
      Andy

      Wow, this is fantastic news! Yay for Norway! Now what about the other Scandinavian countries? And Australia and New Zealand? (I believe Argentina might be next…)

      Jun 12, 2008 at 3:49 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • john-arne
      john-arne

      Being a Norwegian I am proud that my home country has passed this act. The only real opposition against the law comes from the religious right (a group I normally affiliate with).

      Now I pray that Sweden may follow (they are working on it). Denmark, where I live, has no plans for the immediate future. But Denmark’s civil unions are not particularly discriminating, the major difference is that it is not called marriage (the Church of Denmark even has it’s own liturgy for blessing civil unions, something that will not happen in my home country for at least 10-20 years).

      Jun 12, 2008 at 5:50 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • -M-
      -M-

      And there’s something wrong with Leftist Loonies? haha

      Jun 12, 2008 at 9:10 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Victor
      Victor

      I´m fed up of conservatives spreading lies.

      Are Norwegians use African sperm from children? Ridiculous. But this is the way they have to act to make people be shocked and reject social progress, as knowledge and reason knock far-right supporters out. The only way to stop progress is by manipulating information. I once heard -when the Netherlands passed euthanasia- that aged people were searched for and locked in lorries to get euthanasied. I have lived in the Netherlands and all this stuff make me laugh. Poor bigots, always fighting against time and future !!

      Jun 13, 2008 at 11:34 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • greybat
      greybat

      We REALLY must cease using an anachronistic and offensive word like “bastard” in relation to children.
      If for no other reason than it paints the one who uses in his true colours.
      There are several other words that might be said to have a similar effect…

      Jun 21, 2008 at 5:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • fredo777
      fredo777

      I reserve the use of “bastard” for people whom I dislike, but not fatherless children.

      Jun 21, 2008 at 6:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Psychofag
      Psychofag

      Norwegians are hot!

      Oct 8, 2008 at 8:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Merle Shamblin
      Merle Shamblin

      Hello my name is Merle Dean Shamblin and I would like to be your new friend. I sure could use somebody to chat with. I am a 47 year old long haul truck driver who currently lives in Duncan Oklahoma. Dec 8th 1960 I was born in Fairview Oklahoma. Moved to Caddo and Washita counties where I attended school at Colony Hydro and Weatherford. My parents Malvin and Wanda Shamblin were cotton and peanut farmers. Dad died in 99 from lung cancer. Graduated from SWOSU with a business degree. My two sisters are LaDonna Hubert and Malva Burrahm. Dennis is my brother. I have been a truck driver for 14 years and have driven 2 million paid miles. I have received many safe driving awards over the years. I am single and have never been married. I have a wide range of interests and am pretty much an open book. Currently I drive a 2006 Freightliner for a major carrier. I dont go to Canada very often. I dont have a dedicated route so I run the entire lower 48. I enjoy reading cinema music sports travel etc. I am gay and versatile.

      Nov 17, 2008 at 2:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dawud
      Dawud

      hi
      im old 30 y
      man gay battoom
      i love sex vree
      im from gaza
      i want to gay marriage of norway

      Jun 11, 2009 at 2:21 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dan cooper
      dan cooper

      I AM BLACK NICE SINGLE LOOKING GUY LOOKING FOR A PARTNER TO SHEAR AND SPEND THE REST OF MY LIFE AND LOVE WITH. EMAIL ME.dancooper_155bkm@yahoo.co.uk

      Jan 1, 2010 at 2:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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