Choice in Liechtenstein: Abortion or royal family?

April 30, 2012

Liechtenstein’s hereditary Prince Alois is threatening that he and his ruling family will step down if a referendum eliminated his power to veto laws is passed.

“The royal family is not willing to undertake its political responsibilities unless the prince… has the necessary tools at his disposal,” Alois said in a speech to parliament on March 1.

“But if the people are no longer open to that, then the royal family will not want to undertake its political responsibilities and… will completely withdraw from political life.”

 

To read more, click here for AFP article.

Hereditary Prince Alois von und zu Liechtenstein has stood firmly against abortion in the country with the second-highest per capita income in the world.

 Hereditary Prince Alois von und zu Liechtenstein

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