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UPDATE ~ Canadian gay marriage bill becomes law

[JURIST] Following up on a story reported this morning in JURIST’s Paper Chase, AP is reporting that in the absence of the Canadian Governor General, Canadian Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin [official website] has signed Bill C-38 [text] into law, making Canada the fourth nation in the world to legalize gay marriage.

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