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Gay Athletes Could Be Prosecuted at 2014 Winter Olympics, Russian Lawmaker Suggests
ABC News ^ | July 31, 2013 | Kirit Radia

Posted on 08/01/2013 4:49:21 PM PDT by Olog-hai

In Russia it is now illegal to even speak about homosexuality around minors, much less openly display gay pride. Technically the ban is against “propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations” around minors, but the implication for openly gay individuals is clear. Public displays of affection by gays, including holding hands or displaying symbols like a rainbow flag, are now banned. Violators face steep fines and jail time; foreigners face similar penalties plus deportation.

So what will happen to openly gay athletes and fans, as well as any vocal supporters or protestors, when Russia hosts the Winter Olympics next year in Sochi?

This week, comments by a lawmaker from St. Petersburg set off a firestorm online when he said that fans and athletes would not be immune from prosecution during the games. Vitaly Milonov, who sponsored legislation in St. Petersburg last year that became the basis for a national law signed by President Vladimir Putin in June, was quoted telling the Interfax news agency that the law will remain in place during the Olympics and will be applied to foreigners. …

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: gayathletes; homosexualagenda; vitalymilonov; winterolympics

1 posted on 08/01/2013 4:49:21 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

No one would know they were gay if they weren’t in peoples faces about it and shoving it down their throats.


2 posted on 08/01/2013 4:50:45 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Olog-hai
Maybe gay athletes should consider focusing on their events only and not look at the Olympics as an opportunity to proselytize their deviant behavior.
3 posted on 08/01/2013 4:51:22 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Olog-hai

Hope one or two of our gay athletes decide to test the system and express themselves.
Would be interesting.


4 posted on 08/01/2013 4:52:46 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: Olog-hai

All Russia has to do is ask how this would go over in an Islamic and/or African country.


5 posted on 08/01/2013 4:52:58 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: skeeter

“Maybe gay athletes should consider focusing on their events only and not look at the Olympics as an opportunity to proselytize their deviant behavior.”

To fags, that’s impossible. It’s always a “look at me” attitude for these degenerate pukes.


6 posted on 08/01/2013 4:54:07 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Olog-hai

Only if they screw each other, gee can’t they hold off the secks until they are out of the country?


7 posted on 08/01/2013 4:55:22 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: GeronL

No one would know they were gay if they weren’t in peoples faces about it and shoving it down their throats.

It used to be “The Love that dare not speak it’s name”

Now it is: “Worship me for I am gay and you should all slit your throats should thee dare to think negatively of thine perversions!!! OR ELSE!!!”


8 posted on 08/01/2013 4:57:55 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: shalom aleichem
Unlike US, I think they are listening to and following Guidance.

"Then God reveals prophetic messages on Russia's church, saying that Russia will be the country that will glorify Him more than any other country and that she will be the head (spiritually) of many nations."

An Introduction To The Messages

9 posted on 08/01/2013 5:00:16 PM PDT by GBA (Our obamanation: Romans 1:18-32)
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To: GeronL; All

The problem with Russia’s anti-gay stance is the following. Russia is probably inadvertently turning the Olympics into the gay Olympics. This is because, as a consequence of this Russia episode, Olympic committee is probably going to start telling countries who don’t promise gay tolerance to not even apply for hosting Olympic games.


10 posted on 08/01/2013 5:01:58 PM PDT by Amendment10
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To: GeronL; All
No one would know they were gay if they weren’t in peoples faces about it and shoving it down their throats. Good point.
11 posted on 08/01/2013 5:02:40 PM PDT by Amendment10
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To: GBA

That doesn’t seem to include helping Iran build their nukes.


12 posted on 08/01/2013 5:02:58 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: GeronL
No one would know they were gay if they weren’t in peoples faces about it and shoving it down their throats.

Amen.

13 posted on 08/01/2013 5:07:11 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Olog-hai; a fool in paradise

There goes our hockey team!


14 posted on 08/01/2013 5:08:37 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Olog-hai

Didn’t Marietta County, Georgia, USA lose an Olympic event (beach volleyball?) in 1996 because its voters passed an “anti-gay” resolution?

When HASN’T the IOC knuckled under countries that aren’t the United States or Israel?


15 posted on 08/01/2013 5:12:49 PM PDT by JeffChrz (2013. Brought to you by the uninformed voters of the United States.)
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To: GeronL

and shoving it down their throats.


I can only imagine what they are shoving down their throats.


16 posted on 08/01/2013 5:13:36 PM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: GeronL

I hope your “it” refers to their homosexuality and not their particular forms of perversion.


17 posted on 08/01/2013 5:13:56 PM PDT by forgotten man
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To: Olog-hai

The USA could take some lessons from Russia on how to handle the queers


18 posted on 08/01/2013 5:14:29 PM PDT by Figment
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To: skeeter
"Maybe gay athletes should consider focusing on their events only and not look at the Olympics as an opportunity to proselytize their deviant behavior"

Yes. The Olympics are intentionally non-political, or are at least, SUPPOSED to be.

Remember the 1968 Mexico City Olympics where the medal winners gave the black power "fist" salute?

Cost them their medals, and rightly so.

Same as if a German medalist gave a "Heil Hitler" salute in 1936.

I would HOPE they'd be stripped of their awards.

Check your political statements at the door, and slalom and skate like you never have before. Enjoy your medals, and STFU.

19 posted on 08/01/2013 5:14:31 PM PDT by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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To: t1b8zs
Hope one or two of our gay athletes decide to test the system and express themselves.
Would be interesting.

You cannot be serious. You honestly want Bob Costas talking about it for two weeks?

20 posted on 08/01/2013 5:15:22 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Amendment10
Russia is probably inadvertently turning the Olympics into the gay Olympics.

Oh, trust me . . . the die is cast.

21 posted on 08/01/2013 5:17:22 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

The winter Olympics are not real Olympics either. Plus Olympics are gay with mostly gay sports. The historical Olympics were even gayer because they all wrestled naked and buggered little boys.


22 posted on 08/01/2013 5:21:14 PM PDT by sagar
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To: forgotten man; DH

yes “it” is their devient lifestyle and acts


24 posted on 08/01/2013 5:22:39 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Olog-hai
That doesn’t seem to include helping Iran build their nukes.

True, but just being an observer, I see that there is a difference between Church and State, but at this stage and point on our timeline, I don't see the Soviets any more.

I see Russians and whatever you call them, there seems to be an evolving difference between the old and the now in an unexpectedly good way.

But I also don't see the America I grew up in, either. Not even close any more.

At this rate of change, by this time next year I would not be surprised if obama builds Iran's nukes for them.

Regarding the link and quote, I went looking for some answers to explain a feeling I've been having and am sharing what I found.

Feels like there are big changes coming, but we'll just have to wait and see...

25 posted on 08/01/2013 5:22:53 PM PDT by GBA (Our obamanation: Romans 1:18-32)
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To: sagar

26 posted on 08/01/2013 5:24:25 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Olog-hai

At least some people treat the Sodomites in a proper fashion.


27 posted on 08/01/2013 5:28:06 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Olog-hai

Wrestling’s still on, but no touching your opponent below the waist. Beavis? Butthead?
How about hetero-wrestling?


28 posted on 08/01/2013 5:41:56 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Olog-hai

Ah.. very good reason to not have any homosexuals on our Olympic teams. We would not want to offend anyone with our hedonist imperialism. People do not like homos anywhere else on the Earth.

We should be polite.
:)


29 posted on 08/01/2013 5:44:41 PM PDT by Truth2012
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To: Olog-hai

How will anyone know unless they’re caught in the act? There’s your answer!


30 posted on 08/01/2013 5:55:05 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: Revolting cat!
There goes our hockey team!

Are you kidding? There goes our men's figure skating team.

31 posted on 08/01/2013 6:57:58 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Howdy to all you government agents spying on me.)
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To: OrangeHoof

There goes out joke!


32 posted on 08/01/2013 7:02:37 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Olog-hai

WARNING !!!!!!!!!!

DO NOT CLICK ON THE ABC LINK !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

THREE times I did, and three times the link froze my computer and seemed to start a large download to the web. All three times I could only stop it by powering off my computer.

WARNING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!


33 posted on 08/01/2013 7:07:14 PM PDT by Ancient Wonderboy
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To: Truth2012

Help me out, I’m struggling to understand what you are saying. We should be in your face to another nation’s laws?
What am I missing here?! Thanks


34 posted on 08/01/2013 7:07:14 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44 ('Hey citizen, what's in YOUR closet?')
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To: Olog-hai

Bravo for multiculturalism! Their culture says NO to open homosexuality-it should be respected. What happens to the testosterone filled “female” athletes ? Russia is known for some questionable female competitors.


35 posted on 08/01/2013 7:13:56 PM PDT by ClearBlueSky (When anyone says its not about Islam...it's about Islam. That death cult must be eradicated.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Olog-hai.

Russian Envoy Urges Archaeology Dig in California
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/07/2013/russian-envoy-urges-archaeology-dig-in-california


36 posted on 08/01/2013 7:16:34 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (He's so obviously Putin's butt-boy.)
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To: JudyinCanada

The Rooskies don’t want them flaunting it in public. The Rooskies could not care less what they do in private.


37 posted on 08/01/2013 7:18:23 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: Chode

Pass the popcorn.


38 posted on 08/02/2013 12:10:41 AM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: OrangeHoof

“Are you kidding? There goes our men’s figure skating team. “

Oh like they took home the gold anyway. Not like the women’s anyway.


39 posted on 08/02/2013 12:13:35 AM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana


40 posted on 08/02/2013 4:48:56 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: 1rudeboy

Yup, Serious. I don’t watch Bob Costas and wont be watching the Olympics,don’t care.
I am believer that our countries obsession with sports is way too much.


41 posted on 08/02/2013 5:53:03 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: Chode

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmmjC9sOQjw

Man: I love cheesy poofs,
You love cheesy poofs.
If we didn’t eat cheesy poofs,
We’d be...
Cartman: Lame.


42 posted on 08/02/2013 7:05:56 AM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana
cheetos actually made some for awhile...


43 posted on 08/02/2013 2:39:21 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Revolting cat!

Soccer players are soooo lucky that’s a summer sport.


44 posted on 08/02/2013 3:12:50 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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