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JCP Kurabayashi protests against top court ruling recognizing that imposition of the mandatory common surname is 'constitutional'

On a special appeal involving three couples in a de facto state of marriage, the Supreme Court's Grand Bench decided that Civil Code and Family Register Act provisions that reject the notification of dual-surname marriages "do not violate the Constitution". JCP Kurabayashi published a protest statement against this top court decision.

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44-year-old nuclear reactor becomes 1st aging reactor to be restarted

Kansai Electric Power Company recently reactivated the 44-year-old No.3 reactor at its Mihama nuclear power plant. The offline reactor whose operation life span of 40 years was brought online for the first time since the relevant law was revised in 2012.

Women candidates for Metropolitan Assembly race account for 58.6% in JCP while only 15% in LDP

The number of women candidates running on the JCP ticket for the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election totals 18 out of 31 candidates, accounting for 58.6%, while 15% and 13% of candidates are women in the LDP and Komei, respectively.

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'All Okinawa'-backed candidates resolve to keep Okinawa's antibase seats in general election


Four 'All Okinawa'-backed candidates, including JCP Akamine Seiken (2nd left at the front), for the...
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