On December 14th, 2021, Zacatecas became the 25th state in the country to approve equal marriage.
The Zacatecas Congress approved equal marriage, with 18 votes in favor, 10 against, and one abstention.
The initiative, presented by deputy Xerardo Ramírez, was approved after a debate of almost two hours, and with it the Family Code of the State of Zacatecas is amended to eliminate the section that indicated that marriage was exclusive between man and woman.
🔴 ÚLTIMA HORA 🇲🇽 SE APRUEBA EL MATRIMONIO IGUALITARIO EN #ZACATECAS ✅— Zacatecas al Minuto ⌚ (@zacalminuto_mx) December 15, 2021
🏳️🌈Zacatecas se convierte en el estado número 25 del país que cumple con el mandato de la Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación, al dar paso a la diversidad sexual. pic.twitter.com/guveLaQLyx
Marriage between people of the same sex is now legally recognized, making Zacatecas the 25th state that complies with the mandate of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation.