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Mexican Supreme Court Recognizes Gay Marriage

All the country's states must recognize Mexico City unions

(Newser) - Mexico's Supreme Court ruled yesterday that all 31 states must recognize same-sex marriages performed in the capital, though its decision does not force those states to begin marrying gay couples in their territory. In a 9-2 decision, the tribunal cited an article of the constitution requiring states to recognize legal... More »

Mexico Court Backs Liberal Abortion Law

Other states expected to follow Mexico City statute

(Newser) - Mexico's Supreme Court has upheld Mexico City's liberal abortion law, saying that to do otherwise would be a "violation of the fundamental rights of women." Abortions in the capital city are legal for any reason during the first three months of pregnancy. Other Mexican states will likely liberalize... More »

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