In Case You Missed It: See The Moment Uruguay Reached Marriage Equality

    Chill inducing images and video footage from the exact moment when the nation of Uruguay became the 12th in the world to pass marriage equality.

    Waiting on the decision:

    The moment it happened:

    View this video on YouTube

    The celebration:

    71 of 92 lawmakers in the lower house of Congress voted in favor of the proposal, one week after the Senate passed it by a wide majority.

    President Jose Mujica, a former guerrilla fighter, is expected to sign the bill into law.