Portugal President Anibal Cavaco Silva Vetoes Gay Adoption Bill


Carlos Santoscoy | On Top Magazine | January 26, 2016

Portugal President Anibal Cavaco Silva has vetoed a bill recently approved by lawmakers that granted full adoption rights to gay and lesbian couples.

The legislation gave gay couples the same adoption rights as straight couples.

Silva called the change radical and in need of broader public consultation. He said that he was uncertain whether the changes were in the best interest of children.

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