One little victory
Slovenia is overwhelmingly against same-sex “marriage,” having voted the idea down decisively.
The law proposed by the leftist ZL Party and supported by the center left governing coalition would have allowed adoption of children by homosexual couples and would have also allowed the recognition of homosexual relationships. In the end 63.4 percent of voters rejected the measure with only 36.6 percent supporting it.
The vote came only as the result of legal action. Homosexuals celebrated in March after the left leaning Parliament voted for same-sex marriage and adoption and intended to impose it on the citizenry. A group calling itself “For Children” appealed to the country’s high court demanding a national referendum, something opposed by the governing elites. The referendum was allowed to take place.
This vote comes only four years after another similar vote, where 55 percent of voters decided against giving more rights to same-sex couples, hence Parliament’s move to go around the voters.
People around the world have been told that gay “marriage” is inevitable, that it is on the right side of history, and only a matter of time before it sweeps all before it. Facts on the ground do not bear this out and the most recent vote in Slovenia underscores the great difficulty homosexuals are having in persuading regular people of their cause.