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  • Bermuda Supreme Court Chief Justice Ian R. C. Kawaley on June 6, 2018, ruled a law that rescinded marriage rights for same-sex couples in the British island territory is unconstitutional. (Photo by Mike Oropeza; via Wikimedia Commons)

Bermuda Marriage Repeal Law Declared Unconstitutional

By | 2018-06-06T10:31:29-04:00 June 6th, 2018|International, News|

Bermuda Supreme Court Chief Justice Ian R. C. Kawaley on Wednesday ruled a law that rescinded marriage rights for same-sex couples in the British island territory is unconstitutional.

Kawaley issued his ruling five days after the Domestic Partnership Act took effect. The Royal Gazette newspaper is reporting gays and lesbians are once again able to marry in Bermuda.

The Washington Blade will update this story.

This article originally appeared in the Washington Blade and is made available in partnership with the National Gay Media Association. 

About the Author:

Michael Lavers
Michael K. Lavers is the international news editor of the Washington Blade.