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Unmarried couples’ law to be proposed in Latvia

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In the Latvian Saeima, this week, a draft Law on Unmarried couples would be proposed by the party alliance Attīstībai/Par!.

Daniels Pavļuts, the leader of the liberal party alliance Attīstībai/Par!, commented on Monday, June 17, that the law would be meant for everyone in Latvia and «will not replace or endanger the concept of marriage in any way».

«We provide an additional instrument bring security to two private individuals living together», Pavļuts explained the essence of the proposed bill.

It would ensure additional security to families that are based on care for each other and a joint household, including cohabiting senior citizens.

Previous partnership offer rejected in parliament

The previous composition of the Latvian Saeima rejected a related push. The Legal Committee of the parliament decided not to pass a proposal that stipulated the introduction of partnership as a new concept of civil rights in Latvia. The Saeima upheld the committee’s decision.


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  1. Justs says:

    When you take God out of marriage, an institution he created, you open the door for “partnerships” which will later open the door for homosexual marriage.

    • A. Priekuns says:

      I totally agree Justs.
      The binding fabric of a good society is it’s family units, bonded by the glue of marriage, uniting a husband and wife together in love and strength for each other and future children, if they desire.
      Where there is no commitment to a marriage or anything for that matter, the fabric of marriage is weakened and so too the fabric of that society.
      Left unchecked, this weakening may not happen in this generation, but what kind of a message does it give for future generations.
      This is another of Satan’s subtle tools to tear apart what is ordained of God.
      Shame on the Latvian Government for introducing this.

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