Lithuania's Top Court Rejects Antigay Discrimination

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Lithuania's top court ruled on Friday that the Baltic European Union state must grant residence permits to foreign spouses of gay citizens even though same-sex unions are not recognised by law. In a landmark ruling for gay rights in this deeply Catholic country, the constitutional court condemned the routine denial of residency permits for the spouses of gay citizens who married abroad. The practice, it said, was discriminatory and a breach of...

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