josejoram

josejoram

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3 days ago @ Equality on Trial - Open thread UPDATED 6/15 · 0 replies · +5 points

We have the same, more or less, situation in Venezuela. In my country Venezuela, our constitution states "The marriage between a man and a woman is protected, based on the free consent and absolute equality of the rights and duties of the spouses. Stable unions between a man and a woman who meet the requirements established in the law will produce the same effects as marriage. The initial political intent of the Constitutional Assembly which aproved this text was effectively forbid egualitarian marriage. But, I submitted an Appeal to the supreme Court, on October, 2002 and the Supreme ruling, on 2008 stated that the Venezuelan Constitution "neither prohibits nore condems same sex couples...only it not conferes on them a reinforced protection (as to different sex partners)...And "National Assembly (our Congress or Legislative branch) can modify law as to permit same sex couples to get married..."

1 week ago @ Equality on Trial - BREAKING: Supreme Cour... · 0 replies · +6 points

The most worrying aspect to me is the fragility that the ideological orientation of judges gives to jurisprudence in general.

10 weeks ago @ Equality on Trial - Open thread · 0 replies · +3 points

The compromise with Social-christian's party leader Piza seems to be a "light" version of his original Programme, leaving to the Courts decision on marriage and keeping current legal límits to abortion: https://www.nacion.com/el-pais/politica/iva-emple...

11 weeks ago @ Equality on Trial - Open thread · 0 replies · +2 points

And what news about Venezuela?

11 weeks ago @ Equality on Trial - Open thread · 0 replies · +3 points

My gosh! It's really sad news.

12 weeks ago @ Equality on Trial - Open thread 3/19 · 0 replies · +1 points

Bertucci has zero Options in a fraud marred election.

12 weeks ago @ Equality on Trial - Open thread 3/19 · 0 replies · +1 points

He's not tbe only opposition's candidate. But it doesn't matter anyway...

12 weeks ago @ Equality on Trial - Open thread 3/19 · 0 replies · +4 points

Neither Bertucci nor any other than Maduro has a real possibility to become President in a fraud marred election.

29 weeks ago @ Equality on Trial - News round-up and open... · 0 replies · +2 points

The opposition Congress is also by its majority against SSM. Much too reoligious influence yet. Besides, it`s been in practical terms deactivated by the supreme court and it has not drafted any new laws ever since.