Hungarian Government: “marriage is between a man and a woman, and protecting it is not discriminatory”

screen.shot.2015.02.11.at.6.04.19.pm.exact726wFollowing its decision to block two draft Council Conclusions prepared by the Dutch Presidency, the Hungarian Government has released an official statement in which it clarifies and confirms its position. According to this statement, Hungary is committed to fighting against real instances of discrimination, including discrimination of people with sexual orientation problems, but it is not prepared to accept that the definition of marriage exclusively as a union between a man and a woman, or the preferential treatment of marriage, be deemed “discriminatory”.

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