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  Same-sex marriage ruled legal in Yukon
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Last EditedMonsieur  Jul 14, 2004 05:41pm
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News DateWednesday, July 14, 2004 06:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionWHITEHORSE Same-sex marriage became legal in the Yukon Wednesday as a judge changed the territory's common law definition of marriage to mean the voluntary union for life of two persons to the exclusion of all others.

In a decision delivered to a packed Yukon Supreme Court hearing, Justice Peter McIntyre followed courts in Quebec, Ontario and B.C. and made same-sex marriage legal in the territory.
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