Malta legalises same-sex marriage

Nationalist MP Edwin Vassallo was the only MP to vote against the bill.

Same-Sex Marriage

Parliament has approved the controversial Marriage Act and other Laws (Amendment) Act that will make Malta the 15th nation in Europe, and 25th world-wide to legalise same-sex marriages.

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All the House’s MPs, with the exception of Nationalist MP Edwin Vassallo voted in favour of the law, after both the Government and Opposition had publicly declared their support for the bill.

Speaking outside parliament after the vote, PN leader Simon Busuttil expressed his satisfaction at parliament approving the bill, while refusing to comment on whether the party would be taking disciplinary action against Vassallo, who defied the Opposition whip by voting against the bill

Congratulation Malta – the right step for all Maltese.