South African Court Rules for Same-Sex Marriage
By Craig Timberg
Washington Post Foreign Service
Thursday, December 1, 2005; 1:48 PM
JOHANNESBURG Dec. 1 -- South Africa's highest court ruled on Thursday that gays and lesbians have a right to marry, and it gave the national parliament one year to change the words "husband" and "wife" to "spouse" in its marital laws.
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