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VARGA: CHILDREN'S UPBRINGING PARENTS’ RIGHT

 

Concerning the infringement procedure launched over Hungary’s child protection law, Judit Varga, the justice minister, said Hungary’s recent counter-appeal to the Court of Justice of the European Union argued that according to the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights it is the exclusive right of parents to decide on their children’s upbringing. The minister told MTI that the EC’s infringement procedure was “ideologically driven” and “a product of opposition lobbying”. The Hungarian government will use every legal tool at its disposal to protect the will expressed by the Hungarian people in last year’s referendum on child protection, she said.