Skip to comments.Putin Signs Anti-Gay Measures Into Law
Posted on 07/01/2013 8:14:07 AM PDT by NCjim
President Vladimir Putin has signed into law a measure that stigmatizes gay people and bans giving children any information about homosexuality.
The State Duma unanimously passed the Kremlin-backed bill on June 11 and the upper house approved it last week.
The ban on "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations" is part of an effort to promote traditional Russian values over Western liberalism, which the Kremlin and the Russian Orthodox Church see as corrupting Russian youth and contributing to the protests against Putin's rule.
Hefty fines can now be imposed on those who provide information about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community to minors or hold gay pride rallies.
The Kremlin announced Sunday that Putin had signed the legislation into law.
Read more: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/putin-signs-anti-gay-measures-into-law/482537.html#ixzz2Xo6V5Ljy The Moscow Times
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But didn’t Romney say Russia is “without question, our number one geopolitical foe. They - they fight every cause for the world’s worst actors.”
And didn’t McCain call Putin a KGB apparatchik?
Is this what Hussein meant when he told Vlad he “would be more flexible” after the (2012) election?
Yes...it’s time. And while he’s there, can we swap him for Putin? Call it...for the sake of...”socialist justice”.
Gee, Russia has a man for a leader.
I thought that description applies to Nelson Mandela.
Rush Limbaugh has said if you want to improve American productivity around the world, export liberalism.
Hamstring them with the same BS political correctness and “social justice” that impairs our own industry.