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Russia Signs New Gay Adoption Law (Same sex couple not allowed to adopt)
Wall Street Journal ^ | Feb 13, 2014 | Paul Sonne

Posted on 02/13/2014 7:10:45 AM PST by Innovative

Full title: Russia Signs New Gay Adoption Law

Same-Sex Couples From Countries Where Marriage Legal Not Allowed to Adopt

Russia banned adoptions by single people from countries where same-sex marriage is legal on Thursday, bringing the new measure into law in the middle of a Winter Olympics already steeped in controversy over Russian antigay policies.

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed the decree, which was posted on the Russian government's official website on Thursday. The decree reiterates a ban on adoptions by same-sex couples who are in unions "recognized as marriages and registered in accordance with the...

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: adoption; homosexualagenda; putin
Maybe Putin could get honorary US citizenship and run for president here in 2016...
1 posted on 02/13/2014 7:10:45 AM PST by Innovative
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To: Innovative

What was the vote count in the DUMA?


2 posted on 02/13/2014 7:13:58 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: Innovative

Loos like WSJ doesn’t let you read the full article — I got a referrel from Google, but here is a full article in the UK Telegraph, same topic:

Russia bans adoptions from countries that allow gay marriage

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/10635821/Russia-bans-adoptions-from-countries-that-allow-gay-marriage.html

Decree aimed at ‘protecting children’s psyche’ from the ‘undesirable effects’ of exposure to unconventional sexual relationships


British citizens could be barred from adopting Russian children under a decree outlawing adoptions from countries with gay marriage signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

The decree, which is dated February 10 but was posted on the Russian government’s website on Thursday, is officially intended to “help improve the procedure for transferring children without parental care to families of Russian and foreign citizens, and to protect the rights and interests of these children.”

The amendments to the Russian adoption law that were signed by Mr Medvedev include a bar on adoptions by “those in a same-sex union recognized as a marriage and registered an accordance with the law of states in which such marriage is allowed, and also citizens of such states who are not married.”

The new wording of the law suggests that married heterosexual couples from countries that allow gay marriage will not be affected by the changes, though Russian media reported the law as a blanket ban. “


3 posted on 02/13/2014 7:14:08 AM PST by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative

Good


4 posted on 02/13/2014 7:17:30 AM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Innovative

The question is who is paying “conservatives” to sound like silly hysterical liberals?


5 posted on 02/13/2014 7:20:00 AM PST by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Innovative
...controversy over Russian antigay policies....

What is antigay about protecting children?

6 posted on 02/13/2014 7:22:13 AM PST by onedoug
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To: Innovative

Smart. Very smart decision. Nip it in the bud. Many orphanages are closing in America thanks to the Rainbow Mafia demands. Of course if an Obama gets elected in Russia, he’ll just ignore the law. You know...just to be on th e”right side of history”!


7 posted on 02/13/2014 7:22:39 AM PST by Phillyred
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To: Innovative

Good for Russia.

Expect the screeching from the demonic Left to be deafening.


8 posted on 02/13/2014 7:22:56 AM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: onedoug
What is antigay about protecting children?

The homosexual agenda is CENTERED around children since its roots is in pederasty.

9 posted on 02/13/2014 7:24:14 AM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Innovative
"Maybe Putin could get honorary US citizenship and run for president here in 2016..."

I wouldn't be surprised if that's what he wants to do, I wouldn't vote for him, but by 2016 voting could be suspended by king obama anyway.

/S

10 posted on 02/13/2014 7:32:37 AM PST by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Innovative

At least one nation is sane.


11 posted on 02/13/2014 7:32:50 AM PST by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: junta

‘The question is who is paying “conservatives” to sound like silly hysterical liberals? “

??????????????????

Do you think homosexual “couples” should adopt young children so they can indoctrinate them early?


12 posted on 02/13/2014 7:35:12 AM PST by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative

The Russians have it right! We used to, but no more.


13 posted on 02/13/2014 7:35:14 AM PST by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: PoloSec

I would. Most of America has proven it cant be trusted with the responsibility of freedom. Sound harsh? Perhaps. But If we are going to end up with a dictator one way ot the other...and we are pretty much there now...might as well have one we at least share some common ground with.


14 posted on 02/13/2014 7:37:51 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Innovative

The Russians are doing the Morals that the US Just won’t do.


15 posted on 02/13/2014 7:41:02 AM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

As America continues its descent into deviancy and madness, it’s looking like Russia is becoming the last, lone outpost of sanity.


16 posted on 02/13/2014 7:43:09 AM PST by greene66
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To: SoConPubbie

Probably they have some of the morals and dare I say it ‘principles” that many Americans cast aside so freely.


17 posted on 02/13/2014 7:44:32 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Innovative
I'm conflicted by international adoptions. I know people have adopted from other countries and it's been wonderful. I've also know people who did so and brought on a situation that wasn't good for anyone.

Putin is correct. It might also be sensible to keep native Russians in Russia, if the nation is to rebuild and not depopulate, just to have the native population replaced by those whacky minorities.

18 posted on 02/13/2014 7:44:38 AM PST by grania
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To: fwdude

Next time I’ll use the ‘rhetoric’ tag.

Best to You and Yours....


19 posted on 02/13/2014 7:47:32 AM PST by onedoug
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To: Innovative
“those in a same-sex union recognized as a marriage and registered [in] accordance with the law of states in which such marriage is allowed..."

Legal craftsmanship that survived translation....

20 posted on 02/13/2014 7:48:31 AM PST by Albion Wilde (The less a man knows, the more certain he is that he knows it all.)
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To: onedoug

We’re supposed to be liberal, and believe that there is no difference between homosexual couplings and traditional married couples. And thus, there is supposedly no effect on children raised in homosexual arrangements.

I hear that the son of vociferous lesbian Rosie O’Donnell wants to go to The Citadel, and wants to join the military. Rosie is sad.

I bet Rosie and her ilk will be very sad, when their children turn out to be straight, not gay.


21 posted on 02/13/2014 7:49:11 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego (we')
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To: grania
"I'm conflicted by international adoptions. I know people have adopted from other countries and it's been wonderful. I've also know people who did so and brought on a situation that wasn't good for anyone."

Like Chief Justice Roberts?

22 posted on 02/13/2014 7:49:58 AM PST by Truth29
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To: SoConPubbie
The Russians are doing the Morals that the US Just won’t do.

Post of the morning!

23 posted on 02/13/2014 7:51:04 AM PST by Albion Wilde (The less a man knows, the more certain he is that he knows it all.)
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To: Innovative

Waiting for Mitt Romney to weigh in on the unfairness of the new law toward same sex couples “in a loving relationship”...... /S


24 posted on 02/13/2014 7:51:32 AM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: Innovative

Good for them! Russia is striving for righteousness, at least on these issues, while the US is slouching toward Gomorrah.


25 posted on 02/13/2014 7:52:22 AM PST by afsnco
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To: Truth29

Ouch! That one’s gonna leave a mark!


26 posted on 02/13/2014 7:53:16 AM PST by Albion Wilde (The less a man knows, the more certain he is that he knows it all.)
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To: afsnco

More like giving Scotty the order for Warp 9 and screaming for moaR! power.


27 posted on 02/13/2014 7:54:08 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Innovative

Sounds about right.


28 posted on 02/13/2014 7:56:06 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Innovative

Good.


29 posted on 02/13/2014 8:00:31 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Innovative

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASHm65s-CLE&feature=related

Russia – our sacred homeland,
Russia – our beloved country.
A mighty will, great glory –
These are your heritage for all time!

Chorus:

Be glorious, our free Motherland,
Age-old union of fraternal peoples,
Ancestor-given wisdom of the people!
Be glorious, our country! We are proud of you!
From the southern seas to the polar lands
Spread are our forests and fields.
You are unique in the world, one of a kind –
This native land protected by God!

Chorus

Wide spaces for dreams and for living
Are opened for us by the coming years
Our loyalty to the Motherland gives us strength.
Thus it was, thus it is and thus it always will be!

Chorus


30 posted on 02/13/2014 8:06:18 AM PST by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: Innovative
Хранимая Богом родная земля!
31 posted on 02/13/2014 8:07:56 AM PST by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: Innovative

Where can I learn to speak Russian?


32 posted on 02/13/2014 8:16:13 AM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: grania
I'm conflicted by international adoptions. I know people have adopted from other countries and it's been wonderful. I've also know people who did so and brought on a situation that wasn't good for anyone. Putin is correct. It might also be sensible to keep native Russians in Russia, if the nation is to rebuild and not depopulate, just to have the native population replaced by those whacky minorities.

My wife had a co-worker who adopted a boy from Russia. He turned out to have severe emotional disabilities and even violent tendencies. Not sure the prospective parents are told all they need to be told in some cases.

33 posted on 02/13/2014 8:16:32 AM PST by Sans-Culotte (Psalm 14:1 ~ The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”)
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To: fwdude
"Expect the screeching from the demonic Left to be deafening."

The truly "demonic" left does not necessarily screech--more often simply whispers a corrupting message into the ears of the susceptible. The screechers are more likely to be the useful idiots, who think it is the function of Government to tear everyone who is capable of rising, down to the most base level.

Incidentally, my current feature at my Conservative resource center is on Variations On Demonic Theme,, which discusses how the same methodology employed to mislead Eve in Genesis, has been applied in virtually all Socialist & Communist attacks on what is morally or economically right.

If it was not for those who quietly insinuate an absurd interpretation of what is "fair," we would never even have the oxymoron of "same sex marriage."

William Flax

34 posted on 02/13/2014 8:22:25 AM PST by Ohioan
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To: Innovative

When morality came back to the surface in Russia, it sure came back with a vengeance. It had been smoldering underground for seven decades. So don’t lose heart! Keep the faith! : )


35 posted on 02/13/2014 8:31:12 AM PST by firebrand
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To: Innovative

He couldn’t do any more damage than Obama is doing.


36 posted on 02/13/2014 9:02:08 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: fwdude

Even more, it is important to look at the fact that both nature and nurture (behavioral examples) can be pushed down generations, and not just genetics. Children have been shown to learn behaviors (binge drinking, drug abuse, anger, violence) from the treatment they get from a parent or significant role model, even when the person is an adoptive or a foster parent.

On the bright side, a person can be helped or encouraged to break the cycle.

What’s to say that children can’t learn sexual behaviors from a parental figure as well?


37 posted on 02/13/2014 9:32:49 AM PST by Morpheus2009
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I think the one fact that people forget about Rosie O’Donnell is that she’s also a conspiracy nut as well.


38 posted on 02/13/2014 9:34:43 AM PST by Morpheus2009
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To: Morpheus2009

~snip~ What’s to say that children can’t learn sexual behaviors from a parental figure as well?

You answered your own question...

“Even more, it is important to look at the fact that both nature and nurture (behavioral examples) can be pushed down generations, and not just genetics.”


39 posted on 02/13/2014 9:44:10 AM PST by BigIsleGal (Wake Me Up When the Stupid Wears Off)
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To: Phillyred

Russia already had a series of Obamas. Lenin, Stalin, Brezhnev, etc.


40 posted on 02/13/2014 10:17:47 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: Innovative

I would never have thought that Russia was morally superior to the USA. I guess if you live long enough you’ll see everything.


41 posted on 02/13/2014 12:55:28 PM PST by Nemoque
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To: junta

Give me an example of silly and hysterical, please.


42 posted on 02/14/2014 6:53:19 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o (Sanity is the adequate response of the mind to the real thing: adaequatio mentis ad rem.)
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To: junta; Innovative
We adopted our Russian son from a Kamchatka orphanage 16 years ago, when he was five. Adoption exists to meet a child's need for a father and a mother. Orphanages do not provide this; we adopted Vanya because we could provide a home in which he would benefit from developmentally important, normal, mom-and-dad role modeling and emotional attachments.

It's better than an orphanage. However, at least in an orphanage, being exposed to homosexual behavior would be regarded as an abuse. In a gay household? Not so sure.

43 posted on 02/14/2014 7:13:22 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o (Sanity is the adequate response of the mind to the real thing: adaequatio mentis ad rem.)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

beck


44 posted on 02/14/2014 7:13:26 AM PST by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: junta

There I am at a disadvantage. I have never watched Beck on TV, heard him on the radio, nor read him. (A hearing disability can do a lot of a girl.) Conceding that he may be a huge and on-the-nose relevant example -— could you give me another one?


45 posted on 02/14/2014 7:35:24 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o (Sanity is the adequate response of the mind to the real thing: adaequatio mentis ad rem.)
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To: Innovative

Google the name “Frank Lombard”


46 posted on 02/15/2014 7:15:23 AM PST by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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