Family Law Prof Blog

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

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Romania's Top Court Rules LGBTQ Couples Have Same Family Rights As Heterosexual Couples

From HuffPost:

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s top court has ruled that gay couples should have the same family rights as heterosexuals, a judgment that comes before a national referendum seeking to ban same-sex marriage.

The Constitutional Court ruled that same-sex couples had the same rights to a private and family life as heterosexuals and should “benefit from.... legal and juridical recognition of their rights and obligations.”

The Oct. 6-7 referendum is seeking to limit the constitutional definition of family to heterosexual, married couples.

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