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Govt Regrets Family Law Referendum Decision, Church Happy

Ljubljana, 27 December - The government said on Thursday it regretted the decision of the Constitutional Court to allow a referendum on the new family law, which is being challenged by conservative pro-family groups over the right of gay couples to adopt children. The Catholic Church and referendum proponents meanwhile welcomed the decision.

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Ales Primc, the head of a conservative pro-family group, talking to the press.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Ljubljana Archbishop Anton Stres talking to the press.
Photo: Tamino Petelisnek/STA

Ljubljana
Ales Primc, the head of a conservative pro-family group, talking to the press.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Ales Primc, the head of a conservative pro-family group, talking to the press.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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Labour, Family and Social Affairs Minister Ivan Svetlik talking to the press.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Labour, Family and Social Affairs Minister Ivan Svetlik talking to the press.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Labour, Family and Social Affairs Minister Ivan Svetlik talking to the press.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Labour, Family and Social Affairs Minister Ivan Svetlik talking to the press.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Ljubljana Archbishop Anton Stres talking to the press.
Photo: Tamino Petelisnek/STA

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