Mexican Supreme Court Rules for Marriage Equality

At Salon, J. Lester Feder reports that a unanimous ruling from the Supreme Court of Mexico will allow for the marriage of same-sex couples in all 31 of the country’s states. The ruling, partly based on a February ruling from the Inter-American Court, could have importance beyond Mexico’s borders, particularly in the United States. Of the decision, Hunter Carter, a lawyer in New York representing same-sex couples, said, “It will greatly reinforce arguments in the U.S., Chile, and in the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, that equal access to marriage for committed same-sex couples is a human right.”

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