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Chilean court rules against same-sex 'marriage'

.- The Constitutional Court of Chile has rejected a petition by three same-sex couples to have their “marriages” registered in the country.

All three couples were “married” outside of Chile.

On Nov. 3, the high court voted 9-1, rejecting the lawsuit filed in 2010 by the couples who challenged the constitutionality of Chilean law, which establishes marriage as a union between one man and one woman. 

The court said that modifying the law was outside its jurisdiction.
 
Article 102 of Chile’s Civil Code states: “Marriage is a solemn contract by which a man and a woman unite themselves actually and indissolubly, for their entire lives, for the purpose of living together, procreating and mutually helping one another.”


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