Wednesday, November 18, 2015

A referendum on gay marriage is forthcoming in Slovenia


Last March, Slovenia's parliament voted to redefine marriage as a "union between two consenting adults".
 
Sadly, opponents, led by the Catholic Church, filed a petition for the law to be scrapped, which made its way to the country's constitutional court. The court has called for a public referendum to be held.
 
Pro gay marriage lawmakers argued that marriage is a basic right and therefore not the subject to public opinion, but finally Slovenian parliament voted yesterday to allow the referendum, which is slated for December 20.
 
The countdown has started.


Last Gay Pride Parade in Ljubljana needed police's protection


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