The vast majority of Hungarians agree with the constitutional amendment

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Recent poll by “Századvég” conducted in March 2013 shows that the vast majority of Hungarians supporting the constitutional amendment adopted by the parliament on March 11 announced “Századvég Alapítvány” Thursday.

According to the poll, 83 percent of respondents support the provision that defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman. 79 percent agree with the statement that the basis of family is marriage or the parent-child relationship; two-thirds (67 percent) of respondents support the provision that makes illegal for people to live habitually on the street voicing public health and public security concerns.

64 percent agree that the privileged pensions for former communists should be eliminated. 63 percent support the idea that university students participating in state-sponsored training programs should remain and work in Hungary for a specified period of time after graduation.

Nearly half (49 percent) of respondents agree with the idea that the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party is responsible for the introduction of the communist dictatorship in the country, and the crimes committed by their leaders should never expire.

In general, the poll found that the majority of the population have definite ideas on relevant issues that impact the entire country. On average, only 6 percent of respondents were unable or unwilling to answer the questions.

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