Results from Tag: 'same-sex marriage'

The Senate voted 21-8, with three abstentions, in favor of the report from the joint committee the morning of Dec. 7.

Chile Legalizes ‘Same-Sex Marriage’

The bill was “more urgent than pensions, more urgent than violence, more urgent than decent healthcare. There is no other bill, not even healthcare, which is paramount, to be so fast-tracked,” Constantino lamented.

Around 64% of voters backed the measure in a referendum on Sept. 26, making Switzerland the world’s 30th country to approve gay marriage.

Swiss Voters Back Same-Sex Marriage

Switzerland’s Catholic bishops said in December that legalizing same-sex marriage was “fraught with numerous administrative, legal and ethical difficulties.”