Inter-American Court of Human Rights endorses same-sex marriage

[JURIST] The Inter-American Court of Human Rights [official website] on Wednesday issued a unanimous advisory opinion [text, PDF, in Spanish] that member states “must recognize and guarantee all the rights that are derived from a family bond between people of the same sex.” The ruling establishes [press release, PDF] that couples in same-sex marriages have the same family and financial rights as heterosexual couples. Due to the difficulty in passing such laws in countries where there is strong opposition to…

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