Gay marriage is here to stay in Spain after the Constitutional Court ruled this evening that it’s a fundamental human right that must be protected. The ruling, passed by 8 votes to 3, means that gay marriage as it stands is Constitutional and not against any Spanish law. This decision means that all judicial attempts to have the homosexual marriage law overturned have failed, including an attempt launched by the PP (current ruling party of Continue reading Gay marriage is here to stay – Constitutional votes in favour
Gallardón, the Minister for Justice, has announced that to help free up courts, citizens will in future be permitted to marry or divorce at their local notary public. Divorce will only be permitted when amicable, otherwise a civil case will be opened as normal. 80% of Spaniards are in favour of the move, according to El Mundo’s poll.