BUDAPEST (May. 14)
Dissolution of the Lower House was carried out to obtain the electorate’s sanction of the recently adopted anti-Jewish law, Justice Minister Andreas Tansnadi-Nagy told an electoral meeting today. “If the people vote for the Government, opponents of the ‘Jew law’ will be silenced and the law will immediately be carried out,” he said.
Premier Paul Teleki told a crowded meeting of Government party members: “No one is considering a third anti-Jewish law. The present law answers our purpose and will be carried out by degrees. No brutal means will be used, since this would be against Hungarian national character. We will place Hungarian society on a Christian national basis and will not tolerate passive resistance to our measures.”