Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 7 years ago

Why do so many assume Mexico is a socially conservative country?

Abolished Slavery before the U.S.

Had a black president before the U.S.

No Death Penalty

Gay adoption and marriage recognized by all the states (as it's a federal issue)

Universal Health Care (Seguro Popular)

I just hate that people think my country is so socially conservative when it really is not.

Catholic does NOT Automatically mean Conservative.


@ edgar, Most likely your wife is from one of those 1 horse towns in southern Mexico.

4 Answers

  • 7 years ago
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    1) Been there for extended periods of time.

    2) Studied Mexico and Latin American for a dozen years in school.

    3) Married a Mexican woman.

    4) Like, KNOW the place, and its people - capisce, "liberal"?

    Any other questions, honey?

    P.S. If you think 'your country' is not socially conservative, perhaps you need to get out more. Like, as in, you know, a LOT more! Jist sayun, hon.

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  • 7 years ago

    It sounds awesome. Hopefully, you can convince more than a handful of north-of-the-border liberals to heed the siren song of their Hispanic liberal brethren and join you.

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  • Mike W
    Lv 7
    7 years ago

    You forgot to add, they enforce their immigration laws while simultaneously blasting the U.S. for even considering enforcing theirs, they require voter ID, and don't think it's a good idea for the United States to require it.

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  • Tm3
    Lv 6
    7 years ago

    And beheadings

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