Antonis Samaras

Ex-PM Samaras says same-sex legislation is ‘dangerous,’ vows to vote against

Former New Democracy prime minister Antonis Samaras vehemently criticized the government's proposed legislation on same-sex couples during a speech preceding Thursday's cross-party vote on the bill. Samaras argued that the bill would significantly alter family law and declared his intention to vote against what he termed a "dangerous draft law." 

Samaras rejects idea that ND MPs opposed to same-sex marriage abstain from vote

Former premier Antonis Samaras has indicated that he will vote against a bill legalizing same-sex marriage when it comes before parliament, thus appearing to reject a proposal of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis that government MPs who disagree with the measure abstain in the relevant parliamentary vote.