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01/21/2015 12:25 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Macedonia: Same-Sex Marriage Ban Will Entrench Discrimination

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The Macedonian Parliament’s approval of a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage will further entrench discrimination in the country, Amnesty International said today.

The amendment, passed today, defines marriage as a union solely between a woman and a man, which the government claimed will “affirm, promote and protect” a traditional foundation of society. This effectively bans same-sex marriage, discriminating against same-sex couples.

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