Inthe congress of the northern state of Coahuila approved same-sex marriage, and inneighboring Chihuahua followed suit. Public broadcasting of Latvia. As the Supreme Court was deliberating on the two cases, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled on 9 January that countries signatory to the American Convention on Human Rights must legalise same-sex marriage. For other uses, see Marriage equality disambiguation. Retrieved 20 July
In Marchthe Swiss Federal Council released a governmental report about marriage and new rights for families.
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Retrieved April 5, Public broadcasting of Latvia. Same-sex marriage in Malta. Retrieved February 11, It included almost all of the rights available to married couples in Brazil. About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. Subsequently, protests have been staged by groups opposing and by groups supporting legalization.
Retrieved 7 December It initially only allowed for civil unions, but he amended the text. Retrieved 20 January Chronicles of the Roman Emperors. Same-sex couples in Canada gained most of the legal benefits of marriage in when the federal and provincial governments extended common law marriages to gay and lesbian couples.