Hungary’s Viktor Orbán is ‘not willing’ to repeal ‘shameful’ anti-LGBT+ law despite EU demands
Hungary has simply shrugged off the European Union’s demands to repeal its “shameful” LGBT+ propaganda law.
EU officials and lawmakers have sharpened their attack lines in recent weeks during tense closed door-discussions after Hungary passed a law that prohibits the “promotion” of LGBT+ lives to minors in schools, advertising and in the media.
The law, which went into effect Thursday (8 July) according to the European Parliament, has been hotly lambasted by a raft of EU leaders, with Dutch premier Mark Rutte bluntly telling Hungary to get on board with equality or leave the bloc altogether.
In the face of such backlash, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán’s chief of staff Gergely Gulyás has said that the government won’t be ditching the legislation anytime soon, Reuters reported.
“Brussels’ efforts to have us