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Cayman Islands bans same-sex marriage

By |2018-01-15T19:46:55-05:00September 18th, 2008|News|

by Rex Wockner

International News

The Caribbean’s Cayman Islands banned gay marriage Sept. 5.
Lawmakers voted for the measure unanimously.
The bill amended the Marriage Law to define “marriage” as “the union between a man and a woman as husband and wife.”
Leader of Government Business Kurt Tibbetts told local media the traditional definition of marriage is an aspect of the islands’ heritage and culture that Caymanians have no interest in changing.

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