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by Rex Wockner
Romania’s parliament is considering defining marriage as between a man and a woman. Current law defines it as “between spouses.”
A bill passed unanimously Feb. 4 by the Senate Judiciary Committee would change the law to read, “The marriage between a man and a woman is the basis of the family.”
Human Rights Watch denounced the measure.
“There is no excuse for playing politics with families’ welfare,” said Boris Dittrich, advocacy director of HRW’s LGBT Rights Program.
“These proposals not only deliberately discriminate against same-sex couples but threaten their families, including children. It is an insult to Romania’s achievements elsewhere in overcoming discrimination.”