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Puerto Rico amends laws after Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage

Friday, June 26, 2015
Just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision, Puerto Rico's governor signed an executive order requiring government agencies to become compliant with the ruling within 15 days. ...

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Puerto Rico Senate confirms first openly gay justice to Supreme Court

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Maite Oronoz Rodriguez
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico's Senate on Monday confirmed Maite Oronoz Rodriguez as an Associate Justice on the U.S. island territory's Supreme Court, making her the first openly gay person to serve on the Court. Oronoz Rodriguez, who ...

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Puerto Rico governor nominates openly gay attorney to Supreme Court

Saturday, June 7, 2014
Maite Oronoz Rodriguez
A lesbian attorney is poised to become the first openly gay person on Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court after being nominated earlier this week by the U.S. territory's governor. Maite Oronoz Rodriguez, who currently serves as legal director for city San ...

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