Ms Merkel has always been unequivocal with her personal opposition to marriage equality, but her party's MP Cemile Giousouf, the first Muslim elected into the Bundestag in 2013, was praised on social media after endorsing the landmark measure.
Activist Filipe Henriques tweeted: “She's a Muslim woman and a Conservative.
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