Romania moves closer to banning same-sex marriage after ‘overwhelming vote’

gay marriageSource: Independent

BY Zamira Rahim

Romanian senators have overwhelmingly voted for a measure that could be used to change the country’s constitution so that it defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman.

Romania’s constitution currently defines marriage as a union between “spouses” and the latest vote could be the first step to limiting the definition of marriage in the country.

If the definition is changed it would be very difficult for same-sex marriage to then be legalised.

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