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Venezuelan President Calls on National Assembly to Pass Marriage Equality Bill

HeadlineOct 23, 2020

In Venezuela, President Nicolás Maduro has asked lawmakers to begin discussions on marriage equality in January. This follows Pope Francis’s recently published comments supporting civil unions for LGBTQ people. This is Maduro speaking Thursday.

President Nicolás Maduro: “I have friends and acquaintances who are very happy with what the pope said yesterday. I will leave that task, the task of LGBT marriage, to the next National Assembly.”

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