MPs Vote to Ban Gay Marriage Referendum

Ljubljana, 26 March - The National Assembly confirmed in a 53 to 21 vote a bill Thursday that bans a referendum on legislative changes enacting gay marriage on grounds that it would violate a constitutional provision which prohibits popular votes on human rights.

Pair kissing in front of parliament during a Pride Parade.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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