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Born-again Christian activist Carl Hamblin protests outside the Houses of Parliament before a free vote on gay marriage, London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Born-again Christian activist Carl Hamblin protests outside the Houses of Parliament before a free vote on gay marriage, London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Born-again Christian activist Carl Hamblin protests outside the Houses of Parliament before a free vote on gay marriage, London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Civilly-partnered gay couple Tony (L) and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, of Chelmsford, Essex pose near the Houses of Parliament in London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Civilly-partnered gay couple Tony (L) and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, of Chelmsford, Essex pose near the Houses of Parliament in London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Civilly-partnered gay couple Tony (L) and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, of Chelmsford, Essex pose near the Houses of Parliament in London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Born-again Christian activist Carl Hamblin protests outside the Houses of Parliament before a free vote on gay marriage, London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Born-again Christian activist Carl Hamblin protests outside the Houses of Parliament before a free vote on gay marriage, London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Born-again Christian activist Carl Hamblin protests outside the Houses of Parliament before a free vote on gay marriage, London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne leaves Downing Street in central London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne leaves Downing Street in central London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne leaves Downing Street in central London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague leaves Downing Street in central London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague leaves Downing Street in central London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague leaves Downing Street in central London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May leaves Downing Street in central London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May leaves Downing Street in central London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May leaves Downing Street in central London February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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