Argentina: President to Sign Gay Marriage Bill Wednesday

Written by scott on July 19th, 2010

On Wednesday, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is expected to ratify the marriage equality law approved by lawmakers late last week.

Maria Rachild, president of the Argentine federation of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Trans told members of the Argentine press “This morning, Chief of Staff Anibal Fernandez called us to say [President] Cristina Fernandez will promulgate the gay marriage law on Wednesday at an event to include gay rights groups”” Her group lobbied for the law.

Currently, President Fernandez is in China, and will not be able to ratify the bill until her return. The first marriages are expected to take place on 13 August in Buenos Aires.

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