EU institutions look into Lithuania's controversial protection of minors law

Lithuania's controversial law aimed at protecting minors from public information deemed harmful to their development has once again appeared under the radar of European Union (EU) institutions. The law, which says that minors should not be exposed to information denigrating "family values", is said to discriminate against LGBT people.
EU institutions look into Lithuania's controversial protection of minors law
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