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Mexico City Wants to Let Gays to Marry And Adopt

In all the excitement yesterday over Mexico City’s 39-20 vote to pass gay marriage legislation (which now head’s to the mayor’s desk), we neglected to mention one other bit of exciting news: lawmakers also approved a bill by a 31-24 vote (with nine abstaining) to legalize adoption by same-sex couples. We regret the omission, but not the news!

By:           editor editor
On:           Dec 22, 2009
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  • 5 Comments
    • Mike in Asheville, nee "in Brooklyn"
      Mike in Asheville, nee "in Brooklyn"

      Viva la Mexico!

      Dec 22, 2009 at 11:35 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • terrwill
      terrwill

      Good God! Poor Maggot Gallagher’s head just exploded again!!

      Dec 22, 2009 at 1:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ian
      Ian

      YES YES YES!

      No wonder Mexico City is known as the “little Europe” of Latin America. Kudos to the progressive party(PRD)in Mexico.

      And isn’t it interesting how they were able to achieve such a historic victory without spending the millions of dollars that we spend out here only to have our dreams crushed time and again?

      From now on, I’m sending my donations down south.

      Dec 23, 2009 at 3:36 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Erick
      Erick

      @Ian: Emmm…actually dear, the little Europe of Latin America is Buenos Aires. But yay Mexico!

      Dec 23, 2009 at 5:14 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Schteve
      Schteve

      Why was the adoption vote closer than the marriage one? Ugh.

      Dec 24, 2009 at 2:39 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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