The Federal Attorney Generalhowever, had separately challenged the law as unconstitutional, citing an article in the Constitution of Mexico that refers to "protecting the family". There is no explicit constitutional protection for sexual orientation in the United States. Gay histories and cultures: May 24, News Release. Pasztor, Robert Buffington. While Aguascalientes' ruling has not yet been published, the state Civil Registry has already begun accepting marriage applications from same-sex couples.
Same-sex marriage in Mexico City.
La Jornada. Those provisions were broadened in to allow any same-sex couple to marry as long as one member of the couple had lived in Belgium for at least three months. We would therefore expect the US to have a much more egalitarian legal framework for sexual minorities than Mexico, but in fact, that is not the case. El Siglo in Spanish.
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