translated from Spanish: Court to rule whether Yucatan should approve equal marriage

The Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) decided to attract an amparo against the Yucatan Congress, which rejected the approval of equal marriage in the entity in 2019.
According to the organization that promoted the protection, Collective for the Protection of All Families in Yucatan, the decision made by the highest court of the country can determine the approval of equal marriage in Yucatan.
With three votes in favor and two against, the First Chamber of the Supreme Court attracted the case, in which it will decide «whether the Congress of Yucatan violated the Federal Pact by refusing to recognize equal marriage during the vote of an initiative on the issue in 2019,» the collective reported.
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After the Yucatan Congress rejected the equal marriage initiative in April 2019, the collective filed an umbrella arguing that the decision «violated the SCJN’s jurisprudence on the unconstitutionality of prohibiting legal unions between people of the same sex.»
The Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) decided to attract an amparo against the Yucatan Congress, which rejected the approval of equal marriage in the entity in 2019.
According to the organization that promoted the protection, Collective for the Protection of All Families in Yucatan, the decision made by the highest court of the country can determine the approval of equal marriage in Yucatan.
With three votes in favor and two against, the First Chamber of the Supreme Court attracted the case, in which it will decide «whether the Congress of Yucatan violated the Federal Pact by refusing to recognize equal marriage during the vote of an initiative on the issue in 2019,» the collective reported.
After the Yucatan Congress rejected the equal marriage initiative in April 2019, the collective filed an umbrella arguing that the decision «violated the SCJN’s jurisprudence on the unconstitutionality of prohibiting legal unions between people of the same sex.»
Read: Collective files lawsuits against Yucatan Congress for refusing to approve equal marriage
«This is a historic opportunity, given that it could be the closing of a struggle initiated by different organizations in Yucatan since 2008,» said Alex Orué, the collective’s spokesman, and recalled that Minister President Arturo Zaldívar himself published that jurisprudence is mandatory for states and should not disobey it.
Meanwhile, Kalycho Escoffié, part of the legal team of the PTFY Collective, indicated that this case could have passed on to other entities where congresses have not abided by this jurisprudence, «so if the Supreme Court wins the protection would be confirming that its precedents not only force judges and judges, but also legislative powers.»
According to the Collective for the Protection of All Families in Yucatan, the project could be discussed approximately at the end of this year or early 2021.
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