Budapest: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has announced a referendum in response to the EU’s objection to the country’s drafting of a constitution against the promotion of homosexuality.
According to the International News Agency, Hungary has passed a law banning the display of flags, logos, slogans and other symbols related to homosexuality. The law banned the promotion of homosexuality in the country.
The European Commission has announced the start of legal action, signaling a strong response to the Hungarian law. The European Commission has also cracked down on homosexuality in Poland.
Following the European Commission’s announcement of legal action, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has called for a referendum to test the country’s acceptance of the country’s strict gay law, but no date has yet been announced.
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Poland has banned the adoption of children of same-sex couples, which the European Commission has threatened to crack down on, and Russia has been pressured to legalize same-sex marriage.