SANTIAGO, Chile — Lawmakers in Chile are expected to introduce a bill Wednesday aimed at extending marriage rights to same-sex couples in the South American country.
The bill will be introduced in the House of Deputies.
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President Michelle Bachelet, who publicly supported marriage equality during her 2013 presidential campaign, supports the bill.
In October, Senate lawmakers approved a separate bill to recognize same-sex couples with civil unions.
In South America, same-sex marriage is currently legal in Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil.