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Slovenia rejects same-sex marriage

Yesterday, Slovenians voted in a referendum against giving same-sex couples the right to get married.  63.5 percent voted “No”, though only one in three – 36 percent – turned out to vote. In March of this year, the Slovene Parliament agreed to redefine marriage as “between two people” instead of “between a man and a woman.” However, a Church-led citizen’s […]

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Slovenia on the path to same-sex marriage

Another EU member state is legalising same-sex marriage. The Parliament of Slovenia has voted by 51 votes to 28 (5 abstentions) to open up marriage beyond mixed-sex couples, and to allow same-sex couples to adopt children. The bill has to be enacted by the President but with polls showing clear popular support it should become law soon.

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