Several bills were discussed during a special session Wednesday, but opponents of the marriage-equality measure—which already received a majority in Uruguay’s lower house—asked for more time to “study the proposal.” The Senate then voted unanimously to postpone the vote, reports Ultima Hora.
Oh that they all agree on?—How do you say “stalling” in Spanish?
In addition to codifying marriage equality, the bill would revise adoption and in-vitro fertilization laws. “This is not a homosexual or gay-marriage law,” Julio Bango, one of the bill’s authors, told the BBC. “It is a measure to equalize the institution independent of the sex of the couple.”