Liechtenstein rejects call to remove princes veto

center_img GENEVA (AP) – Voters in tiny Liechtenstein have soundly rejected a call to take away the ruling prince’s power to veto referendum results.Government figures showed that 76.1 percent of voters, or 11,629 people, rejected the initiative titled “Yes _ So that your vote counts” in a referendum Sunday. Turnout was 82.9 percent.Hereditary Prince Alois threatened to use his veto in September to block a plan to legalize abortion, but a majority voted against the change. The royal family could have vetoed having its power of veto voted down. Top holiday drink recipes Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements Sponsored Stories last_img