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Same-sex marriage motion is defeated at NI Assembly

A Sinn Fein motion calling on the Northern Ireland Executive to legislate to allow for same sex marriage has been defeated in the assembly by 53 votes to 42.

Those against the motion included 50 unionist MLAs and three members of the Alliance.

BBC NI Political Correspondent Gareth Gordon reports.

  • 29 Apr 2013