Elections and referendums in Slovakia. On 4 Junethe Slovak Parliament approved a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriagewith deputies for and 18 deputies against the legislation. Pope Francis last week urged Slovak voters to support the marriage and gay adoption amendments. There is no legal recognition of same-sex unions in Slovakia. LGBT rights in Europe. This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints.
However, persons who are not married to each other may not adopt the same child.
2015 Slovak same-sex marriage referendum
The referendum was deemed invalid due to low turnout, with just Correspondence with the Research Directorate. Lavers is the international news editor of the Washington Blade. Chicago Police take another look at Jussie Smollett. Archived from the original on December 9,
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Views Read Edit View history. The same source indicates that LGBT NGOs have reported a number of instances of "hostile and at times offensive discourse targeting sexual orientation by political leaders," such as statements by the Slovak National Party SNS leader posted on the party website "depicting homosexuals as abnormal deviants akin to paedophiles," as well as offensive public statements by the Catholic Bishops' conference; however, the statements did not result in criminal prosecution, civil proceedingsnor prompt "any meaningful reaction" from the SNSLP Council of Europe 16 Sept. The referendum was initiated after the conservative church backed group Alliance for Family gatheredsignatures calling for a vote on the law. That is, Doesn't the medical community recommend that you, "Wash your hands after you go to the bathroom. Retrieved 12 July Gays and bisexuals are allowed to serve openly in the Slovak Armed Forces.