Supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage held rallies outside the Judicial Yuan yesterday while police kept the peace as the Council of Grand Justices opened a session to discuss the issue. The session is being held in response to requests for a constitutional interpretation initiated by gay rights activist Chi Chia-wei (祁家威) and the Taipei City Government. A ruling is expected within two months. Leaders of religious organizations and members of the Alliance of Religious Groups for the Love of Families Taiwan urged the council to make a constitutional interpretation that considers the nation’s long-term well-being and the welfare of future generations.
March 25 / Taipei Times