Talk:Estonian parliament passes legalization of same-sex marriage

Two things edit

The president still has to approve the amendments. The sources fail to grasp this. Per this, while Alar Karis' powers are limited, he can still reject the bill, forcing the Riigikogu to debate it again; if they return it to him, he can still ask the Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional; if the Court finds it constitutional, he must make it law. (At any rate, even if the president could not reject bills, it would mislead readers to say this is now law.)

Less importantly, people in registered partnerships can adopt, but usually only their partner's biological or previously adopted child(ren), according to this government website. Neither source goes into the complexities, unfortunately, and CNN actually gets it wrong by saying: "In Estonia, only a married couple can adopt a child..." It's up to you whether you want to make the status quo clear with another source. Heavy Water (talk) 17:35, 21 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I believe I've addressed these issues. Feel free to give it another look in your own time! Asheiou (talk) 20:03, 21 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Review of revision 4733266 [Not ready] edit

Review of revision 4733359 [Passed] edit

The first ex-sovjet country? What about Slovenia? edit

ERR says says that Estonia is "the second Eastern-Europe country after Slovenia". LucSaffre (talk) 08:55, 22 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

ERR is correct, and so are we. Estonia Slovenia was in Yugoslavia, not the Soviet Union (Yugoslavia, in fact, was neutral for much of the Cold War, despite being communist). Heavy Water (talk) 13:05, 22 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I think you meant to say Slovenia was in Yugoslavia. SVTCobra 13:20, 22 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yes, thanks... Heavy Water (talk) 13:40, 22 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Heavy Water is correct. For a bit of further context, I knew about the case in Slovenia when writing this article, which is one of the reasons why I specifically did not make any geographical statements about Estonia. The other reason is Estonia's pretty disputed geographical status; some news outlets like to consider it "central Europe", some "eastern Europe", and domestic Estonian outlets tend to refer to it as northern Europe or Nordic - as was mentioned in the prime minister's statement. That's why I decided to exclusively talk about its post-Soviet political status. Asheiou (talk) 19:41, 22 June 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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