The President of the Republic, Lenin Moreno, in a televised message, asked to act with prudence and responsibility regarding the issue of the Constitutional Court (CC) ruling, which allows equal civil marriage in Ecuador. “On that subject, we ask for absolute prudence and act responsibly. We will watch over the protection of minors, for the right of families to decide how to educate and train them for life, “Moreno said in his speech on Thursday, June 20, 2019.” Tolerance and respect for diverse opinions, the care of families as the fundamental nucleus and foundation of our society, are the principles that should guide our actions “, added the president. Beyond my own opinions and beliefs, as President I respect the decisions of the organs of the State. We will watch over the family and the right of parents to decide how to educate their children for life.
Always put the common good and respect for others first. pic.twitter.com/RpsJ7nOMtQ – Lenín Moreno (@Lenin) June 21, 2019 President Moreno also said that his desire is to respect the decisions of the Constitutional Court. “Our duty, as citizens, and my own, as President, is to respect the decisions of all the functions and organs of the State.” On June 12, the CC approved two cases of equal civil marriage, for the cases of Efraín Soria and Javier Benalcázar, as well as Rubén Salazar and Carlos Verdesoto, in an opinion of 80 pages. This is the intervention of the president, Lenin Moreno: Dear compatriots: