Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Civil unions in Italy! Alas, not marriage equality. Since the Vatican isn't far from the Italian Parliament we are pleased with this first step. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was tired of the years and delays this effort has taken. So he forced a vote using a maneuver that, if it failed, would have cost him his job. In celebration Rome's famous Trevi Fountain was lit with rainbow lights.