President vetoes controversial law

  • 2009-07-01
  • By TBT Staff
VILNIUS - Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus has vetoed the controversial "Law on the Protection of Minors against the Detrimental Effect of Public Information" following protests in Vilnius and BrusselsThe president vetoed the law on June 26, after it had passed through its second parliamentary reading a week before. The veto came on the heels of a protest outside Lithuania's Presidential Palace requesting the President of Lithuania to veto the law. Students, activists from the Lithuanian gay league and the Tolerant Youth Association (LGBTQ advocacy group) were urging the Presiden...
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