Mexican congressional committee votes against same-sex marriage plan


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MEXICO CITY (CNS) — A congressional committee has voted against proceeding with a presidential proposal to legalize same-sex marriages throughout Mexico, reflecting a reticence among lawmakers to proceed on an issue against which Catholic and evangelical congregations have lobbied.

On Nov. 9, the Constitutional Points Committee in the lower house of Congress rejected the initiative, which would have changed the constitution to allow same-sex marriages in all of the country. Committee members argued it would violate the rights of states to set their own civil registry rules.

The National Front for the Family, the organizer of marches across the country against the president’s proposal, has delivered its own citizens’ initiative to the Senate, which would modify the constitution to limit marriage to heterosexual couples.

catholicphilly.com/2016/11/news/world-news/mexican-congressional-committee-votes-against-same-sex-marriage-plan/


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They may have issues that we don’t face, but they have not utterly turned away from God like we have.

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, pray for us


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At least some leaders still have a little common sense


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I am grateful that the plan to legalize same-sex “marriage” nationwide in Mexico has been delayed for now. Hopefully it will be infinitely delayed.


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