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    The people of Slovenia have voted against same-sex marriage in a referendum, media reported.

    Slovenians Reject Same-Sex Marriage in Referendum

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    The people of Slovenia have voted against same-sex marriage in a referendum, media reported.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the BBC’s Sunday report, two-thirds have voted against a bill defines marriage as a union between two adults.

    In March, the parliament passed a marriage equality law, but it was challenged before any same-sex couples got married, according to the BBC.

    In May, the Republic of Ireland became the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage through a referendum.

    In June, the US Supreme Court ruled in a 5-to-4 decision that same-sex couples have the right to marry across all 50 US states. Before the court's ruling, 37 states and the District of Columbia allowed same-sex marriages, while the remaining 13 banned it.

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