The Senate rejected the preliminary questions of unconstitutionality presented by Lega and Fratelli d’Italia against the Zan bill on homotransphobia. 136 were against, 124 in favor, 4 abstained.
Bill Zan: Salvini, if we find an agreement in a month, it will be definitive – “I hope that the final stretch of this path will see us together”. Thus the Northern League secretary Matteo Salvini, during the discussion on the Zan bill in the Senate, addressed the center-left parties. “We agree and approve what is the backbone of that law. If we remove from the bench once and for all what it divides in a month both in the Senate and in the House, we approve a civil law”, he added.
Bill Zan, Renzi appeal: We need responsibility, one-step agreement – “Here we are at a delicate point. Now we are one step away, one centimeter and here I am talking about politics. Or you make this classroom a place where the ultras confront each other and the result is not brought home, because everyone we know that the passage to secret ballot is difficult. Either you go by secret ballot and it is a risk for everyone, or you take on the political responsibility of finding an agreement. around, it’s just a step away. However, there is also an agreement of method: all the parliamentary forces must be asked not only to meet each other but to make a political pact so that in the Chamber this law, if it were to be modified by the Senate, could be approved within two weeks “. Thus the leader of IV, Matteo Renzi, in the Senate on the Zan bill. “If we want to find a point of synthesis – he adds – I would like to remind you of the high responsibility we have which is to come here to serve the citizens’ interests and not an ideological clash. Mine is an appeal, and it is simple: make an agreement on the points related to articles 1, 4 and 7. And once the agreement is made, ask to bring the discussion to the Chamber within 15 days “.
Bill Zan, Renzi: Italia viva will vote against the preliminary question – “Italia viva will vote against the preliminary question, and with this I could get away with it, but there are moments in the life of democratic institutions when we have to remember who we are. We are not influencers who put likes, nor are we those who think that Italy exists the single chamber “. Thus the leader of IV, Matteo Renzi, in the Senate on the Zan bill. “As long as there are two chambers in here we discuss, otherwise we agree with anti-politics”, he adds.
Bill Zan, brawl in the Chamber. Casellati: “We have already won the European Championships, enough stadium atmosphere” – Tension in the Senate during the discussion on the Zan bill. Following the intervention of Ostellari, the president Casellati called the meeting of the group leaders, provoking the reaction of the exponents of some political forces. In particular, the senators of M5s, Leu and PD have called for a rapid start of the discussion of the bill. The speeches were accompanied by the whistles of some exponents of the center-right forces. Casellati attempted to restore calm to allow the session to proceed correctly.