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Christian activists Jonathan Longstaff (L) and Jenny Rose, both from London, protest outside the Houses of Parliament before a free vote on gay marriage, London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Christian activists Jonathan Longstaff (L) and Jenny Rose, both from London, protest outside the Houses of Parliament before a free vote on gay marriage, London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Christian activists Jonathan Longstaff (L) and Jenny Rose, both from London, protest outside the Houses of Parliament before a free vote on gay marriage, London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Civilly-partnered gay couple Tony (L) and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, of Chelmsford, Essex pose near the Houses of Parliament in London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Civilly-partnered gay couple Tony (L) and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, of Chelmsford, Essex pose near the Houses of Parliament in London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Civilly-partnered gay couple Tony (L) and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, of Chelmsford, Essex pose near the Houses of Parliament in London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Civilly-partnered gay couple Tony (L) and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, of Chelmsford, Essex pose near the Houses of Parliament in London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Civilly-partnered gay couple Tony (L) and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, of Chelmsford, Essex pose near the Houses of Parliament in London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Civilly-partnered gay couple Tony (L) and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, of Chelmsford, Essex pose near the Houses of Parliament in London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Born-again Christian activist Carl Hamblin protests outside the Houses of Parliament before a free vote on gay marriage, London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Born-again Christian activist Carl Hamblin protests outside the Houses of Parliament before a free vote on gay marriage, London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Born-again Christian activist Carl Hamblin protests outside the Houses of Parliament before a free vote on gay marriage, London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Born-again Christian activist Carl Hamblin protests outside the Houses of Parliament before a free vote on gay marriage, London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Born-again Christian activist Carl Hamblin protests outside the Houses of Parliament before a free vote on gay marriage, London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Born-again Christian activist Carl Hamblin protests outside the Houses of Parliament before a free vote on gay marriage, London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Warren Hartley (L) and Kieran Bohan hold glasses of champagne after their Civil Partnership service at Ullet Unitarian Church, in the first service of its kind on religious premises, in Liverpool, northern England May 8, 2012. REUTERS/www.simplyperfection.co.uk/Handout

Warren Hartley (L) and Kieran Bohan hold glasses of champagne after their Civil Partnership service at Ullet Unitarian Church, in the first service of its kind on religious premises, in Liverpool, northern England May 8, 2012....more

Warren Hartley (L) and Kieran Bohan hold glasses of champagne after their Civil Partnership service at Ullet Unitarian Church, in the first service of its kind on religious premises, in Liverpool, northern England May 8, 2012. REUTERS/www.simplyperfection.co.uk/Handout
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Warren Hartley (R) and Kieran Bohan light a candle during their Civil Partnership service at Ullet Unitarian Church, in the first service of its kind on religious premises, in Liverpool, northern England May 8, 2012. REUTERS/www.simplyperfection.co.uk/Handout

Warren Hartley (R) and Kieran Bohan light a candle during their Civil Partnership service at Ullet Unitarian Church, in the first service of its kind on religious premises, in Liverpool, northern England May 8, 2012....more

Warren Hartley (R) and Kieran Bohan light a candle during their Civil Partnership service at Ullet Unitarian Church, in the first service of its kind on religious premises, in Liverpool, northern England May 8, 2012. REUTERS/www.simplyperfection.co.uk/Handout
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Warren Hartley (L) and Kieran Bohan sing during their Civil Partnership service at Ullet Unitarian Church, in the first service of its kind on religious premises, in Liverpool, northern England May 8, 2012. REUTERS/www.simplyperfection.co.uk/Handout

Warren Hartley (L) and Kieran Bohan sing during their Civil Partnership service at Ullet Unitarian Church, in the first service of its kind on religious premises, in Liverpool, northern England May 8, 2012. REUTERS/www.simplyperfection.co.uk/Handout

Warren Hartley (L) and Kieran Bohan sing during their Civil Partnership service at Ullet Unitarian Church, in the first service of its kind on religious premises, in Liverpool, northern England May 8, 2012. REUTERS/www.simplyperfection.co.uk/Handout
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Warren Hartley (L) and Kieran Bohan sign the Schedule of Civil Partnership at Ullet Unitarian Church, in the first service of its kind on religious premises, in Liverpool, northern England May 8, 2012. REUTERS/www.simplyperfection.co.uk/Handout

Warren Hartley (L) and Kieran Bohan sign the Schedule of Civil Partnership at Ullet Unitarian Church, in the first service of its kind on religious premises, in Liverpool, northern England May 8, 2012. REUTERS/www.simplyperfection.co.uk/Handout

Warren Hartley (L) and Kieran Bohan sign the Schedule of Civil Partnership at Ullet Unitarian Church, in the first service of its kind on religious premises, in Liverpool, northern England May 8, 2012. REUTERS/www.simplyperfection.co.uk/Handout
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