Switzerland votes to approve same-sex marriage, initial results show

Summary by Ground News
Projection shows measure passing by 64% to 36%. Switzerland has authorized same-sex civil partnerships since 2007. Opponents say replacing civil partnerships with full marriage rights would undermine families. Switzerland is traditionally conservative and only extended the right to vote to all its women in 1990.
8 months ago

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Swiss seen approving same-sex marriage in referendum

Swiss voters appear to have decided by a clear margin to allow same-sex couples to marry, according to a projection after a national referendum on Sunday. The projection by the gfs.bern polling agency for Switzerland's public broadcasters showed the measure passing by 64% to 36%. Switzerland's parliament and the governing Federal Council supported the “Marriage for All” measure, and pre-referendum polls showed solid backing.

8 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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BBC News

Switzerland same-sex marriage: Voters set to back yes

Projections suggest more than 60% have voted yes to the proposal, already law in most of western Europe.

8 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Swiss vote overwhelmingly for same-sex marriage, according to poll

Projection indicates clear backing in Sunday’s referendum for ‘Marriage for All’ proposal

8 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Reuters

Swiss look set to accept same-sex marriage in referendum

Swiss voters on Sunday looked set to back a proposal to open civil marriage and the right to adopt children to same-sex couples, according to early indications published by Swiss broadcaster SRG.

8 months ago·United Kingdom
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CBC News

Swiss voters back same-sex marriage and adoption by clear majority

Swiss citizens have voted by a clear majority in a referendum to approve a government plan to legalize same-sex marriage.

8 months ago·Canada
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CTV News

Swiss seen approving same-sex marriage in referendum

Swiss voters appear to have decided by a clear margin to allow same-sex couples to marry, according to a projection after a national referendum on Sunday.

8 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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