President Enrique Pena Nieto proposed to legalise same-gender marriage in Mexico. Its a move that would enshrine on a national level a Supreme Court ruling last year that it was unconstitutional for states to bar such couples from wedding.
“This way marriage equality will be explicit in our constitution,” the president declared at an event marking the International Day against Homophobia.
The president’s announcement “is just of monumental significance,” Chesnut said. “It really is symbolic of the rapidly waning, eroding influence of the Catholic Church.
Supreme Court of Mexico Approves Same-Gender Marriage. Its already now legal in some parts of Mexico such as the capital. It also includes the northern state of Coahuila and Quintana Roo state on the Caribbean coast. Also several other jurisdictions lie in it. But, is not lawfully recognised in much of the nation. The president proposed constitutional changes backing a consistent standard nationwide.