More than 63% of citizens voted in support of the project in a referendum. They advocated that the law prohibiting discrimination against people on the basis of sexual orientation be implemented, reports euronews.
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Violators of an article that punishes racial, ethnic, or religious discrimination will face fines and up to three years in prison.
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Matthias Reinard, MP from the Social Democratic Party, emphasized that this is an important step in the field of human rights: "This is an important victory, and now we are waiting for permission for marriage for everyone, it is very important."
Homophobia – what is it? Mental disorder, which manifests itself in the form of fear and hatred of people with a homosexual orientation. Homophobia can be seen as part of xenophobia. Often the most active homophobes are homosexuals, but as a result of certain factors they cannot recognize themselves and others and turn these feelings into hatred.
Note that earlier this bill was supported by the country's parliament. Justice Minister Karin Keller-Sutter said people should not be afraid of anything. She also expressed confidence that soon the courts would be “littered” with new cases.
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