Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Romania Moving Closer To Banning Same-Sex Marriage

From The Independent: 

Romanian senators have overwhelmingly voted for a measure that could be used to change the country’s constitution so that it defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman. 

Romania’s constitution currently defines marriage as a union between “spouses” and the latest vote could be the first step to limiting the definition of marriage in the country. 

If the definition is changed it would be very difficult for same-sex marriage to then be legalised.

Senators voted 107-13, with seven abstentions, to allow the referendum to go ahead. 

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