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Forget About Gay Marriage in Hungary

Forget About Gay Marriage in Hungary


Hungary has a new constitution -- and it makes it clear that same-sex marriage is not an option.

Lawmakers in the Eastern European country today passed the new constitution, which was supported by conservative prime minister Viktor Orban. Aside from fiscal changes intended to cut down on fraud and waste, the new governmental blueprint limits marriage rights to opposite-sex couples, though gays may register their relationships in a domestic partnership-like registry. The new constitution also declares that life begins at conception, fueling fears that abortion may be criminalized in Hungary.

Groups including Amnesty International condemned the new constitution. Read the full story here.

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