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Colombia court backs rights for gay couples

Ruling in case on inheritance buoys activists

By Indira A.R. Lakshmanan
Globe Staff / February 9, 2007

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BOGOTÁ, Colombia -- The Colombian Constitutional Court has ruled that same-sex couples are entitled to the same inheritance rights as heterosexuals in common-law marriages, marking a step forward for gay rights in the traditionally conservative, Catholic region. (Full article: 787 words)

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