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Nigeria begins arrests after anti-gay law passed
Telegraph ^ | Mike Pflanz

Posted on 01/14/2014 12:43:30 PM PST by Morgana

Nigerian authorities today began arresting gay men after legislation was quietly approved criminalising homosexuality and imposing prison terms up to 14 years for breaking the new law.

Several gay couples were taken into custody in the country’s majority-Muslim north, and rights groups feared that others would be targeted across the West African country.

Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria’s president, signed the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act into law on January 7, but there was no public report of the new law until journalists obtained a copy of the act on Monday.

It prohibits homosexuals from even meeting in groups of two or more, bans marriage or civil unions between people of the same sex, and criminalises gay clubs and events.

Reuben Abati, the presidential spokesman, said Nigerians were happy with the new law. It makes Nigeria the 38th African nation to enact legislation persecuting gay people.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda; nigeria

1 posted on 01/14/2014 12:43:30 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

This is one way to reduce AIDS


2 posted on 01/14/2014 12:44:45 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Morgana

Interesting that the jihadist north, where the Hausa, who make even the majority of Somalis seem completely moderate and civil, are the majority passed it but the South, populated by a majority of Christian Igbo, is not taking part in this crackdown. If you are in support of this kind of crackdown, I suppose in a way it places you on the same side as the jihadists.


3 posted on 01/14/2014 12:49:58 PM PST by freedom462
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To: Morgana

Don’t worry...zero will bring them over here...birds of a feather.


4 posted on 01/14/2014 1:18:44 PM PST by Post5203 (For the first time in my life, I despise this country.)
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To: freedom462

Gay or straight, no one deserves to be arrested, tortured, and imprisoned for anything like this.
This is a serious human rights issue.


5 posted on 01/14/2014 1:19:58 PM PST by christx30 (Freedom above all.)
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Persecution of sodomites, persecution of Christians — to which will the Regime give its attention.


6 posted on 01/14/2014 1:23:23 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: christx30

>> This is a serious human rights issue.

Sodomy is a human right? I suppose AIDS is a human right too.


7 posted on 01/14/2014 1:26:49 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Morgana

love to see it happen here.
Start out in saaaaay San Francisco and Hollywood
Too funny


8 posted on 01/14/2014 1:27:21 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: Morgana
How about they crack down on email scammers?
9 posted on 01/14/2014 1:27:52 PM PST by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: Morgana

The rate of AIDS infections will plummet, and the media will completely ignore it.


10 posted on 01/14/2014 1:29:10 PM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: fungoking; Chode

“How about they crack down on email scammers? “

If it starts to drop off after this......


11 posted on 01/14/2014 1:33:16 PM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana
Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria’s president

He has a cousin in the U.S. named Johnny B. Goode.

/s

12 posted on 01/14/2014 1:37:27 PM PST by Disambiguator
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To: christx30
Gay or straight, no one deserves to be arrested, tortured, and imprisoned for anything like this.

Imprisoned for what, exactly?

This is a serious human rights issue.

Thus, you show that you have swallowed a vat of koolaid.

This has nothing at all to do with "human rights," which is a smokescreen for imposed homo-fascism. This is about BEHAVIOR. No one is arrested just because they have same sex attraction, but when they ACT on these attractions in PUBLIC, it is properly a crime.

13 posted on 01/14/2014 1:41:44 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Morgana
This calls for a Superhero!


14 posted on 01/14/2014 1:54:36 PM PST by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: GeronL

The only proven way to stop AIDS is to sit on one’s @$$ and keep one’s mouth shut.


15 posted on 01/14/2014 1:54:56 PM PST by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: christx30

In 1700’s Virginia the punishment was death. They sure weren’t pushing homosexual marriage back then. Am I advocating arrest? No. But the pendulum has swung waaay too far the other way. Sexually deviant acts shouldn’t be celebrated or supported.


16 posted on 01/14/2014 2:26:08 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Nor should they punished for it. It’s no ones business what two adults do in the privacy of their own homes. It’s not the government’s business. It’s none of your business. And it’s certainly not worth someone spending 10+ years in prison.
There is a happy medium between gays getting married and gays getting arrested/killed. Nigeria has gone way too far and should lose any favorable status with the US.


17 posted on 01/14/2014 3:06:22 PM PST by christx30 (Freedom above all.)
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To: christx30

Absolutely, which of course is why the Northern Nigerian Muslims - who are known fro being fanatical, intolerant and ferociously opposed to all other way’s of life, even by Islam’s standards, are the ones leading this charge for violation of human rights. If you know anything about Nigeria’s history, particularly in the 1960s, you know that you want to be very careful when taking sides with the northern half on anything.


18 posted on 01/14/2014 3:10:50 PM PST by freedom462
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To: christx30
Nor should they punished for it. It’s no ones business what two adults do in the privacy of their own homes. It’s not the government’s business. It’s none of your business.

THEY are pushing acceptance of their deviancy on the country. It damn well IS our business!

Like someone said, "Love that dare not speak it's name now will not shut the hell up".

I don't care what they do but don't force acceptance on me and stop recruiting school kids. They insist on using the courts and the force of government and they are not passive so neither will I be.

19 posted on 01/14/2014 3:11:18 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: freedom462

I’ll take God’s side. It’s called Sodomy for a reason. Have you heard of that city?


20 posted on 01/14/2014 3:20:48 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: christx30
It’s no ones business what two adults do in the privacy of their own homes.

Spoken like a true liberal. If I have to pay the medical costs of Aids, and the research costs of curing a preventable disease, then it is my business. It should be outlawed.

21 posted on 01/14/2014 4:19:07 PM PST by aimhigh
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To: DJ MacWoW; christx30

“Nor should they punished for it. It’s no ones business what two adults do in the privacy of their own homes”

The problem with that statement is that is exactly what they said to us. Had they stayed in the privacy of there own homes no one would care now. They don’t. They have sex in plain view during gay pride parades, nude beaches, you name it. If we complain they say we are not tolerant.

Nigeria is a country that does not like to see heteros making out in public. They sure don’t want to see homosexuals having butt sex during anything that is considered gay pride.


22 posted on 01/14/2014 6:15:21 PM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana; christx30

If only they kept it in their own homes. They were forming “clubs” in Nigeria. There’s a reason clubs were outlawed since they eventually use them as political tools and pressure.


23 posted on 01/14/2014 6:20:20 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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