Tag Archives: El Salvador

EL SALVADOR: Legislature Advances Bans On Gay Adoption And Marriage

Via the Associated Press: A bill that would ban same-sex marriage in El Salvador has won preliminary approval from the legislature. A package of constitutional reforms approved Thursday night also would bar same-sex couples from adopting children. The reforms will not take effect unless they are ratified by a two-thirds majority in the next legislative session, which will open on …

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EL SALVADOR: Gay Marriage Ban Fails

An attempt to place a ban on same-sex marriage into the national constitution has failed miserably in El Salvador. According to Spanish news agency EFE, only 19 out of 84 lawmakers on Friday voted in favor of the ban. The measure, which cleared the chamber in 2012, defines marriage as between a man and a woman and their children. It …

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