Czech president hints at veto as lawmakers push marriage for all bill

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Czech President Milos Zeman has threatened to use his veto should lawmakers attempt to pass a bill that would broaden the definition of marriage beyond unions exclusively between one man and one woman. “A family consists of a man and a woman, that’s it,” said the 77-year-old after a meeting with his Hungarian counterpart, Katalin Novak, in Prague. “I’m not aware up to this point that same-sex couples can have children.” He also noted that the Czech word for ‘marriage’ is ‘manželství,’ which includes the word for ‘husband’ (manžel). Lawmakers from a mix of government and opposition parties have…

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