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British court rules against gay marriage

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A top British appeals court has ruled against same-sex marriage in the United Kingdom territories of the Cayman Islands and Bermuda, The Associated Press reported. In its ruling the United Kingdom’s Privy Council ruled that gay individuals don’t have the right to marry on the Cayman Islands based on its Constitution, and it sided with a local Supreme Court’s decision not to allow the practice in Bermuda. The council wrote that “the effect of the board’s interpretation is that this is a matter of choice for the legislative assembly rather than a right laid down in the constitution.

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