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Breaking down Japan's latest ruling on same-sex marriage

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Osaka District Court ruled that it was not against the Constitution to ban same-sex marriage — a stark contrast to last year’s ruling by the Sapporo District Court, which declared that the government’s failure to recognize same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.The plaintiffs in the Osaka case are planning to appeal to a higher court on Thursday.This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

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