Teaspoon for New Zealand Marriage Equality

by Shaker bekitty.

Hey everyone! Marriage equality may very well become law VERY SOON in New Zealand! There's a site here about New Zealand Member of Parliament Louisa Wall's marriage equality bill, and what Kiwis (and others!) can do to support it.

Right now, two-thirds of NZers support marriage equality, and 54 of 121 MPs support it. Only 17 MPs are against it. The remaining 50 are unknown or undecided.

You don't have to be from New Zealand to send a message. If you select "all MPs voting NO" or "all MPs currently undecided/unknown", then a postcard will be automatically sent to each Member of Parliament on that list.

The final vote on the bill will be a conscience vote, so it won't be split along party lines as bills usually are. One of the people voting "YES" is the Prime Minister, John Key. However, his deputy, Bill English, voted "NO".

NZ has had civil unions since 2005. We need your help to take that final step towards true marriage equality. Cheers!

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