Ker favors separate law on same-sex marriage

Taipei Times
Date: Feb 11, 2017
By: Alison Hsiao / Staff reporter

Drafting a separate law rather than amending the Civil Code to allow same-sex marriage would be more appropriate, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus whip Ker Chien-ming (柯建銘) said yesterday.

The Council of Grand Justices is to start a review of same-sex marriage on March 24 and is highly likely to rule that it is constitutional, he added.

“No one in the DPP caucus is against marriage equality,” Ker said in a live-streamed interview with an online media outlet.

“After all, times are changing, and that is what I told religious groups that visited me,” he said. “However, how to execute it is a problem that the Legislative Yuan needs to deal with.”    [FULL  STORY]

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