In the United Kingdom Queen Elizabeth II has given her approval to gay marriage, granting royal assent to a bill legalizing same sex marriage passed by Parliament, and making it law. Is it time now for all countries around the world to simply allow people who love each other to marry, regardless of their gender?

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