Gay rights modeled on German law will be next, says Renzi

(AGI) Rome, Oct 18 - Enacting legislation on gay marriage basedon the German model will be on the table as soon as the newelectoral law and constitutional reform pass the second readingin parliament, Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said onSaturday. The day was marked by controversy after Roman MayorIgnazio Marino ratified 16 gay marriages, defying orders byInterior Minister Angelino Alfano to void registrations of gaymarriages celebrated abroad. . .

(AGI) Rome, Oct 18 - Enacting legislation on gay marriage basedon the German model will be on the table as soon as the newelectoral law and constitutional reform pass the second readingin parliament, Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said onSaturday. The day was marked by controversy after Roman MayorIgnazio Marino ratified 16 gay marriages, defying orders byInterior Minister Angelino Alfano to void registrations of gaymarriages celebrated abroad. . .