On Tuesday, Hungarian lawmakers passed a law that prohibits people from showing LGBT and transgender content to minors. They did this as part of their fight to combat pedophilia.
Too bad the United States doesn’t have a similar law. I am so tired of the alphabet community shoving their sexual preferences down their throat. Even children’s shows are featuring gay characters and drag queens.
The ruling conservative party to which Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban belongs introduced the measure and the National Assembly passed the legislation with a 157-1 vote, as reported by NPR. “The ruling Fidesz party has a parliamentary majority, and lawmakers from the right-wing Jobbik party also endorsed the measure. One independent lawmaker voted against it,” the outlet noted.
The other opposition parties reportedly didn’t show up to the voting session as a form of protesting the legislation. Those who are against the bill say that it could lead to stigmatization and harassment based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The legislation sparked protests in Budapest as LGBT activists gathered with others in a failed attempt to block the bill.
Csaba Domotor, the Fidesz state secretary, said the goal is “the protection of children,” noting the inclusion of a searchable database of convicted pedophiles as part of the updates, The Associated Press reported.
“Pedophiles won’t be able to hide any more – there are similar solutions in other countries, too. The criminal code will be even more strict. Punishments will be more severe. No one can get away with atrocities with light punishments and parole,” Domotor said.
“Lawmaker Gergely Arato, of the Democratic Coalition parliamentary grouping, said the changes violate the standards of parliamentary democracy, rule of law and human rights,” NPR added.
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