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Panama reiterates that the only admissible marriage is between a man and a woman

Panama's Supreme Court of Justice has refused to recognize same-sex marriage as a human right, finding that mentions in its Family Code and its Code of Private International Law that refer to marriage exclusively between a man and a woman are not unconstitutional.

In its ruling, the Court specifies that "there is a reality, and that is that, up to now, the right to equal marriage is no more than an aspiration which, although legitimate for the groups involved, does not have the status of a human right and is not even a fundamental right".

It thus responds . . .

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