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Colombia Recognizes Same-Sex Couples

Timothy Kincaid

June 15th, 2007

The Congress of Colombia has passed a bill to provide same-sex couples with many of the rights of married opposite-sex couples.  The Latin American country joined with Tazmania, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, and nearly all of Europe as well as parts of Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico in providing protections that are denied by most of the United States.

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toujoursdan
June 18th, 2007 | LINK

It’s Colombia, not Columbia :)

Jim Burroway
June 18th, 2007 | LINK

Yup. Sure enough.

Timothy Kincaid
June 19th, 2007 | LINK

And yet it’s District of Columbia.

I never realized they were spelled differently. Wow.

toujoursdan
June 20th, 2007 | LINK

Unfortunately, according to reports today, the RCC leaned on the politicians there and killed the bill.

Mombian: Sustenance for Lesbian Moms » Blog Archive » Weekly Political Roundup
June 22nd, 2007 | LINK

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