(ANSAmed) - MADRID, FEBRUARY 7 - Justice Minister Alberto
Ruiz-Gallardon does not see elements of ''unconstitutionality''
in the law on same-sex marriage, though the Constitutional
Court still has to give its verdict on the appeal that was
lodged in 2005 by the People's Party. This statement was made
today on radio Cadena Ser by Minister Gallardon, who specified
that his remark is a ''personal view''.
The government of PP leader Mariano Rajoy has not taken a public
stance yet on the possible revocation of the law on same-sex
marriage, legalized by the Zapatero government in June 2005. The
new government has confirmed that it wants to reform the
abortion law on the other hand.
''My party will respect the verdict of the Constitutional
Court'' on same-sex marriage, said Gallardon. "My personal view
is that the law is not unconstitutional, but the Court must
decide on that." The Minister added that the law on same-sex
marriage will be in force until the supreme court reaches a