“This amendment would have established a Taliban-like law,” social democrat Birutė Vėsaitė says.
The Lithuanian Constitution stipulates that marriage can be entered only by opposite-sex couples, yet it does not rule out the possibility of same-sex couples forming families on other bases than marriage.
The amendment is also criticized for being potentially discriminatory against unwed partners and children born out of wedlock.
The constitutional amendment linking family to marriage was drafted by 98 MPs after the Constitutional Court ruled last September that the State Family Policy Concept, adopted in 2008, went against the Constitution in suggesting that only married couples could be defined as family.
“I think it was a very serious and needed vote, but there's one essential question – where is Mr Gražulis?
In the name of the parliamentary group, I propose the motion to have a 30-minute break and then vote again, since this issue cannot be settled without the participation of Mr Gražulis,” the Prime Minister joked after the failed vote.
Pažinčių svetainių kurių populiarumas vertinamas pagal svetainių lankomumo, aktyvių narių skaičių, sekėjų skaičių socialiniuose tinkluose bei kitus kriterijus.
Kadangi duomenys atnaujinami kas mėnesį, tai kiekvieną mėnesį šiame sąraše gali būti skirtingos svetainės dėl jų populiarumo pokyčių.
I welcome the presence of intelligence and the adequacyand sense of humor.
Kind, sensible, emotional, openminded but girl with character and principles!