Mexico City Moves to Enact Freedom to Marry

LA Times
December 21, 2009
The Mexico City government approved a far-reaching gay-rights bill Monday, voting to allow people of the same sex to marry and to adopt children. Ending a lively debate and turning aside opposition from the influential Roman Catholic Church, this massive city's legislature approved the measure by a 39-20 vote. Mayor Marcelo Ebrard must sign the bill into law, and he is expected to do so. [link]