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WATCH: Australians endorse gay marriage in postal survey

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While same-sex marriage could be a reality in Australia by Christmas, some lawmakers have vowed to vote down gay marriage regardless of the survey's outcome.
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Australia votes in favor of gay marriage

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Out of 12.7 million voters, 61.6% voted yes and 38.4% voted no, according to officials.
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Australia votes to legalize same-sex marriage

Australia votes to legalize same-sex marriage

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AUSTRALIA - Australia has said “yes” to legalizing same-sex marriage after a controversial two-month long national postal survey.
Results released early on Wednesday morning revealed 61% of the population voted to allow same-sex marriage.
It is the beginning of the end for a long-running campaign to allow marriage equality in Australia, something already legal in the majority of English-speaking countries worldwide.
But even ahead of the release of the results, conservative politicians inside the Australian parliament were preparing for a fight over how marriage equality would be...
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Australia votes 'yes' to same-sex marriage

Australia votes 'yes' to same-sex marriage

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Australia has said "yes" to legalizing same-sex marriage after a controversial two-month long national postal survey.
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Australia Votes ‘Yes' on Same-Sex Marriage, Clearing Path for Legalization

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More than 61 percent of voters in a nationwide mail-in survey supported the change, though the decision is still up to Parliament.
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