Enrique Pena Nieto

Mexican president proposes legalizing same-sex marriage

Mexican president proposes legalizing same-sex marriage

President Enrique Peña Nieto proposed Tuesday that Mexico legalize same-sex marriage on a nationwide basis, moving the country closer to joining a growing number of nations that recognize the practice.

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FOR THE RECORD

8:28 p.m.: An earlier version of this article stated that President Enrique Peña Nieto made his proposal Monday. He announced his proposal Tuesday.

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“This way marriage equality will be explicit in our constitution,” the president declared at an event marking the International Day against Homophobia.

 If the proposal wins approval, Mexico ...

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