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State of Mexico approves marriage between two people of the same sex

The Central Congress Mexico statea neighbor of the capital and the most populous in the country, approved this Tuesday reforms to the law to allow the marriage between two people of the same sex, in addition to recognizing equal concubinage.

The approved opinion establishes reforms to various articles and additions to the Civil Code, on the requirements for marriage and the definition of concubinage, as well as the rights and obligations that arise from concubinage.

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“The LXI Legislature of the State of Mexico approves same-sex marriage. The reforms also recognize equal concubinage. Same-sex marriage is a public institution, through which two people freely decide to share a life.referred to the official account of the Legislative Power of the State of Mexico in a Twitter message.

On September 27, it was approved in legislative committees of the Congress of the state, same-sex marriage in the State of Mexico.

The reform was approved by 50 votes in favor, 16 against, most of them from the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) and 6 abstentions.

With this resolution, the entity becomes the 29th in the country to reform the Civil Code that allows same-sex marriage.

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Just last September 22, Durango became the 28th entity to approve same-sex marriages.

At the national level, only Guerrero, Tabasco and Tamaulipas remain to change their Civil Codes and make them consistent with the rulings of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SJCN), which has repeatedly ruled on the constitutionality of the reform.

Source: Elcomercio

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