Civil Union Bill Unlikely to Pass, Knesset Members Admit

Coalition partners object to law proposed by Yesh Atid because it would grant rights to same-sex couples.

The civil union bill has only a very slim chance of becoming law, according to sources within Yesh Atid, the party sponsoring the bill. According to the sources, the party's coalition partners are strongly opposed to the inclusion of the the right to same-sex marriage in the bill.