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Mexico Might Become The Fifth Latin American Country To Legalize This

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, member of the PRI party, seems to finally be softening his views on same-sex marriage.

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PRI is known as one of the most conservative political parties in the country, which is why this announcement comes as a huge surprise.

Same-sex marriage is currently only legal in the capital, but the president is showing his support for legalization throughout the entire country.

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Mexico would be joining Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, and Uruguay as the fifth Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage if Peña Nieto’s proposal is approved.

“For an inclusive Mexico that recognizes in diversity one of its biggest strengths.”

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The president’s decision follows that of the Supreme Court’s statements from last year, which stated that the ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional.

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And they say Mexicanos are machistas.

Read more about same-sex marriage in Mexico here

READ: Colombia Legalizes Same-Sex Adoption

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