Resolution 99, a referendum measure that would “amend the Puerto Rican constitution to establish that marriage is between a man and woman and that no other types of unions could be recognized as a marriage” and make it difficult to allow civil unions or grant domestic partner rights in the future has already passed in the Puerto Rican Senate. If it gets the required 2/3 vote in the House, allowing it to go on the ballot in May.
Said Vila: “I told them that the people need more agendas that unite them rather than divide them. But I also told them that if they have two-thirds of the legislature, well, I cannot get in the way.”
Puerto Rican laws already ban same-sex marriage.