Mexican High Court Approves Gay Adoption 9-2 in Preliminary Vote

The Mexican Supreme Court has voted 9-2 to approve adoptions by same-sex couples in a preliminary vote, according to CNN's Mexico bureau.

Mexico Via Google's translation:

"To declare constitutional option requires at least eight votes of the eleven judges on the Court, so it is now to be adopted at the formal process of voting.

The ministers declared a recess and then continue with a second round of positions, then the vote will take place.

Only the Minister-President Guillermo Ortiz and Salvador Aguirre Anguiano Mayagoitia have spoken out against marriages between same sex have the right to adopt.

In contrast, most of the ministers agreed that it would be discriminatory to prohibit making such couples."

UPDATE: Vote now appears to be final.

Posted August 16, 2010 at 2:48pm ETC by Andy Towle
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