Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Same-Sex Marriage A Key Issue In Costa Rica Election

From ABC News:

Costa Ricans voted Sunday in a presidential race shaken by an international court ruling saying the country should let same-sex couples get married.

Evangelical candidate Fabricio Alvarado recently vaulted into first place in the polls after he took a strong stance against gay marriage, which about two-thirds of Costa Ricans also oppose.

His closest rivals are agri-businessman Antonio Alvarez of the opposition National Liberation Party and Carlos Alvarado of the governing Citizens' Action Party.

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This is really a contentious issue in most of the countries, though some enlightened and sensitive countries in the west and even in the east like Nepal approve of the same gender marriage.

Posted by: Dan Winster | Feb 8, 2018 12:50:51 AM

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