Despite being a popular Gay destination; Yucatan Congress again rejects equal marriage


It is the second time in four months that congressmen disapprove of the initiative

Mérida, Yucatán 
Monday, July 15, 2019 

With nine votes in favor and 15 against, the legislative process of the bill that gave way to equal marriage in the state of Yucatan concluded. deputies of the LXII legislature who in summary repeated the vote on April 10. 

From an early hour group in favor and against equal marriage filled the bleachers of the state congress to witness again the vote that on this occasion tied in terms of people from opposing sides but lost in a ballot.

Deputies Karla Franco Blanco and Silvia America López Escoffié spoke in favor of the opinion, who summoned their fellow legislators to vote in favor of the ruling that amended Article 94 of the Political Constitution of the State of Yucatan. 

From their seats the legislators discussed whether they would vote openly or secretly; After a recess, the cedular “secret” vote was chosen with the results described above. 

After knowing the results of the voting the president of the Board of Directors, Enrique Castillo Ruz, decreed that the initiate sent by the Ex-Governor Rolando Zapata Bello has gone through the legislative process, and is now dead.

Source: la jornada maya, peninsula tres

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