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Slovakia: Referendum on marriage panders to homophobic discrimination

Headline Title:  Slovakia: Referendum on marriage panders to homophobic discrimination 02 February 2015 Slovakia’s referendum on marriage and a ban on adoption by same-sex couples would lead to a breach of international human rights standards, said Amnesty International ahead of the vote on 7 February. “This referendum could lead to a significant step back for Slovakia. If the public says yes to these questions and they’re adopted into law, Slovakia bolsters homophobic discrimination and undermines sexuality education,” says Barbora Cernusakova, Amnesty International’s researcher…

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