Family Law Debate Fails to Move Past Gay Adoptions

Ljubljana, 5 May - The Labour, Family and Social Affairs Committee will resume second reading of the proposed new family law on Wednesday after Tuesday's debate failed to move on from ideological disputes over the right of gay couples to adopt children, which has dominated discussions since the bill was unveiled in September.

Ljubljana
Gay activists Mitja Blazic (left) and Roman Kuhar (right) speak up for gay adoptions as the Committee on Labour, the Family, Social Affairs and the Disabled debates the new family law.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Ales Primc, a member of the People's Party (SLS) and vocal opponent of gay adoptions, attends a session of the Committee on Labour, the Family, Social Affairs and the Disabled on the new family law.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Opponents of gay adoptions gather in front of parliament as the Committee on Labour, the Family, Social Affairs and the Disabled debates the new family law.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Opponents of gay adoptions gather in front of parliament as the Committee on Labour, the Family, Social Affairs and the Disabled debates the new family law.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Opponents of gay adoptions gather in front of parliament as the Committee on Labour, the Family, Social Affairs and the Disabled debates the new family law.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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