Royal Wedding Sparks Succession Debate

LONDON — Lawmakers say it would be the perfect wedding gift – changing Britain’s rules of succession so any daughter born to Prince William and wife-to-be Kate Middleton would enjoy an equal right to the throne.Lawmaker Keith Vaz led a b…

LONDON — Lawmakers say it would be the perfect wedding gift – changing Britain’s rules of succession so any daughter born to Prince William and wife-to-be Kate Middleton would enjoy an equal right to the throne.

Lawmaker Keith Vaz led a brief House of Commons debate Tuesday calling for an overhaul of the 300-year-old procedures, which many call antiquated and sexist.

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