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Tasmania Wants To Legalize Gay Marriage!

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It's not just an American issue! It's a world issue!

And Australia is home to the latest group of open-minded, progressive thinkers.

The Tasmanian House of Assembly has a passed a motion to call upon the federal government for marriage equality.

Greens leader Nick McKim insists he will push for state legislation if the Federal Government does not comply by the end of the year.

He states:

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Check Out J.K. Rowling's New Mansion!

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Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling is using all of her money to have an exact replica of Hogwarts created, and she's surprisingly decided to reside in the Hufflepuff living quarters! JK!

Okay, so she's not moving to Hogwarts, but Rowling is reportedly buying a £6.5 million mansion in rural Tasmania!

According to reports, she purchased Symmons Plains (above, and below), a Georgian mansion/farm built in 1839 by James Youl using "convict labor." Where were the convicts from? Azkaban???

Here's what a member of the Youl family had to say about the sale of the mansion to J.K. Rowling:

"It has been a huge decision to sell the house, especially after it has been in our family for so many generations. It would appear some people in Perth are not too happy about the news of the sale, however, I believe J.K. Rowling already owns another Tasmanian Georgian property, Bowood, at Bridport."

"We believe she will use the property as a holiday hideaway."

And here's what a local farmer had to say about it:

"It's no secret in this area that JK owns a large amount of property in north-east Tasmania and it appears Stephen Cresse will now manage Symmons Plains as well for Mrs Rowling."

Symmons Plains should be QUITE a vacation location, with its seven bedrooms, three bathrooms, gym, gardens, pool, tennis court, and stables.

Enjoy your new vacay spot, JK!

What do U think of the Harry Potter author's new real estate purchase? Would U like to live in a Tasmanian mansion?

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