Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Mexico City lawmakers approve a bill to allow gays and lesbians to marry

Mexico City lawmakers voted 39-20 yesterday to approve a measure that would allow gays and lesbians to marry in the Distrito Federal. This vote came in spite of opposition from the Roman Catholic Church and conservative lawmakers associated with President Felipe Calderon's political party. And Mayor Marcelo Ebrard is expected to sign Article 146 into law.

Courtesy of the Associated Press.

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