Mexico: Same-sex couple forced to cancel wedding, told they are too insane to marry

Mexico: Same-sex couple forced to cancel wedding, told they are too insane to marry

A same-sex couple who were set to become the first in Baja California to marry have been forced to postpone their wedding – after a counsellor claimed they ‘suffer from madness’.

The Mexican Supreme Court ruled last year that the northern state – which borders the US state of California – could not prevent Victor Aguirre Espinoza and Fernando Urías Amparo from marrying.

However, the pair – who have been trying to marry for months – have suffered a number of mysterious setbacks at the hands of the state.

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The pair originally planned to marry in November, but were forced to cancel the plans, after an ill-timed bomb threat was made at Mexicali City Hall.

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