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Bolivia supasses the United States

Filed By Ed Team | February 08, 2009 7:30 AM | comments

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Tags: Bolivia, gender identity, sexual orientation

"The State prohibits and punishes all forms of discrimination founded on the basis of sex, skin color, gender, age, sexual orientation and gender identity, origin, culture, nationality, citizenship, language, religious beliefs, ideology, political or philosophical affiliation."

-- Article 14.II: In the title 'Fundamental Rights and Guarantees' of the new Bolivian constitution. Once again, another "third world" country is surpassing the United States in human rights standards.

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On the other hand, the new constitution defines marriage as between a man and a woman, whereas marriage was not defined in the old constitution.