Sex in deutschland
Begründet ist dies im Jugendschutz, der vor allem dafür sorgen soll, dass die Entwicklung sowie das seelische Wohl von Kindern und Jugendlichen keinen Schaden nehmen.
Demnach sollte die Frage eigentlich umformuliert werden: Es sollte nicht mehr heißen: „Ab wann darf man Sex haben?
(Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP) German lawmakers voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage after a short but emotional debate, bringing the country in line with many of its Western peers.
Though Chancellor Angela Merkel voted against the measure, she paved the way for its passage by freeing other members of her party to vote their "conscience." Lawmakers voted 393 for legalizing "marriage for everybody" and 226 against, with four abstentions.
GAY PRIDE PARADES SOUND A NOTE OF RESISTANCE - AND FACE SOME That prompted her center-left rivals to quickly call for a snap vote on the issue, adding it to the agenda Friday on parliament's last regular session before Sept. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, gestures as a lawmaker raising a "No"-polling card during a meeting of the German Federal Parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building on same-sex marriage in Berlin, Germany, Friday, June 30, 2017.
The new law won't take effect for several months because it still needs to pass the upper house of Parliament and be approved by the president, though those are formalities. Merkel told reporters after the vote that her vote against the measure was based upon her reading of the country's law concerning marriage and that she did think gay couples should be able to adopt.
Green Party's gay rights activist Volker Beck, center, and fellow faction members celebrate with a confetti popper after German Federal Parliament, Bundestag, voted to legalize same-sex marriage in Berlin, Germany, Friday, June 30, 2017.
y's parliament backed the legalization of same-sex marriage on Friday in a historic vote hailed by gay activists and leftist parties but criticized by some in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling conservative bloc and by the Catholic Church.
The move bringsy into line with many other European nations including France, Britain and Spain and follows Merkel's surprise decision this week to allow her lawmakers to follow their own conscience rather than the party line on the issue.