Mexico: Ban on same-gender couples adoption unconstitutional

 A Mexican law prohibiting civil unions that bans both heterosexual or homosexual couples from adopting minors was ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) on the basis that the union is recognized as a family model by the Constitution.

The decision comes after a series of reforms were approved in order to ban same-gender couples from adopting in the southern Mexican state of Campeche. Nine out of ten lawmakers were against these reforms and declared the law unconstitutional for discriminating against same-gender couples. Read More