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Cuba Scraps Words Establishing Same-Sex Marriage From Drafted Constitution

The amendment stirred controversy on the island. The National Assembly said this week that eliminating a definition of matrimony was "a way of respecting all opinions."

In its draft for a new constitution, the Cuban government is dropping a controversial amendment that would pave the way for same-sex marriage.

A constitutional commission, led by Cuba's former president Raúl Castro, will remove a gender neutral description of marriage as a union of

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