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Uruguay’s Equal Marriage Act a step towards full equality in the Americas

Headline Title:  Uruguay passes Equal Marriage Act 12 April 2013 The Uruguayan Parliament’s adoption of the Equal Marriage Act on 10 April will bolster human rights protections and bring an inclusive society for all a step closer, Amnesty International said. Uruguay is the second country in Latin America to allow equal marriage for same sex couples – after Argentina legalized it in 2010.“The approval of equal marriage and adoption for same sex-couples is supported by Amnesty International’s position that the right to marry and found a family, as set out in international human rights…

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