Switzerland to hold referendum on same-sex marriage

Switzerland to hold referendum on same-sex marriage

The Guardian

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Critics of 2020 law allowing gay couples to marry gather 61,027 signatures to force national vote

Switzerland will hold a referendum on whether to push ahead with same-sex marriage after opponents forced the government to hold a binding vote on a 2020 law allowing gay couples to marry.

The Swiss parliament passed a bill recognising same-sex marriage last December, several years after most other western European states.

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