Skip to comments.EU Asks Hungary to Stop Anti-Abortion Campaign
Posted on 06/11/2011 6:00:36 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi
The European Commission requested Hungary to stop its anti-abortion campaign because it was financed mainly using EU money allotted to gender equality projects.
The Hungarian government earlier this year chose against an outright ban on abortion, but started an ad campaign hoping to reduce the numbers of legal abortions. The campaign is set to run for two months and show a picture of a fetus with the words, I understand it if you arent ready for me, but rather put me up for adoption, let me live!
Through the Progress Fund, the EU subsidizes projects aimed at gender equality. Some members of the European Parliament asked the European Commission in May whether the Commission was aware that the fund, designed to support the implementation of the EUs social agenda, was being used to finance an anti-abortion campaign.
In response, commission vice-president Viviane Reding urged Hungarian authorities to immediately stop the campaign, saying its funding using EU money was improper.
The Commission made it very clear: using EU money from the Progress program or any other EU source to promote an anti-abortion campaign is an abuse and is incompatible with EU values, Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats member Sylvie Guillaume said.
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I hope Hungary gives the EU a big fat FU.
The EU is on the road to suicide.
It seems like an anti abortion campaign perfectly reflects gender equality unless they are selectively promoting it for only one gender.
Asks Hungary to Make Anti-Abortion Campaign Retroactive
so Her Mother Can Abort Her
Pity the poor leftists in the E.U.
They just can’t trust those Catholics. They give them money to kill babies and the Catholics use it to save lives!
Here we see yet another example of what happens when power is centralized.
Big brother takes your money from you, then gives it back to you with strict guidelines on how to spend it.
My ex-MIL is Hungarian- lives in Budapest. She is an unapologetic liberal/socialist. I hope she encounters this pro-life campaign every day that it exists. Paid for by her beloved EU is icing on the cake for me. She didn’t take too kindly to the pic I sent of my daughter and me at a Palin rally either.