Uruguay to Consider Full Marriage Equality

Uruguay, which already has civil unions, will consider a marriage law that grants the same rights and protections heterosexual couples receive, including adoption rights.

Today’s society is much broader than the heterosexual, and the civil code should reflect this: a marriage institution that applies equally to all,” Federico Grana, a member of the collective, told The Associated Press on Wednesday. “This goes well beyond homosexuality — it’s a law that gives all the same rights and responsibilities.”

Unsurprisingly, the Catholic Church is opposed.

Read the full article from the New York Times here

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