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Mexico City assembly legalizes same-sex marriage:
Mexico City lawmakers on Monday made the city the first in Latin America to legalize same-sex marriage, a change that will give homosexual couples more rights, including allowing them to adopt children.

The bill passed the capital's local assembly 39-20 to the cheers of supporters who yelled: "Yes, we could! Yes, we could!"

...The bill calls for changing the definition of marriage in the city's civil code. Marriage is currently defined as the union of a man and a woman. The new definition will be "the free uniting of two people."
I love that. Love it.

Mayor Marcelo Ebrard of the lefty Democratic Revolution Party is expected to sign the measure into law, which will "allow same-sex couples to adopt children, apply for bank loans together, inherit wealth and be included in [each others'] insurance policies." And, in totally unsurprising news, the "Roman Catholic Church has announced its opposition." Congratulations to the Roman Catholic Church on its unbroken streak of WRONG!
"We are so happy," said Temistocles Villanueva, a 23-year-old film student who celebrated by passionately kissing his boyfriend outside the city's assembly.

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