With so many Romanian voters having opted to stay home for the two-day referendum on whether to ban same-sex marriage, the government's plan to officially codify that only a man and a woman can be classified as "married" appears to have failed at the polls as only 20.41% of registered voters turned out to cast a ballot. That number was well below the 30% needed for the consultative result to officially become law.
The pre-referendum campaign saw the country's Orthodox priests roaming the countr...
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