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EU top job candidates back new strategy on gay rights
EU Observer ^ | 19.05.14 @ 22:09 | Nikolaj Nielsen

Posted on 05/19/2014 1:22:16 PM PDT by Olog-hai

European Commission President candidates say they back an EU-wide strategy to support the fundamental rights of gay people.

All but one responded to EUobserver’s questions on implementing a roadmap for the LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans] community.

Pro-gay rights groups and MEPs over the years have criticized the European Commission, which proposes laws, for failing to put forward a dedicated policy.

Last year, EU commissioner for justice Viviane Reding drew criticism after rejecting a comprehensive EU policy proposal on gay rights by 11 EU ministers. …

(Excerpt) Read more at euobserver.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: eucommission; europeanunion; eussr; homosexualagenda

1 posted on 05/19/2014 1:22:16 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Desperate to get it done before a slew of right wing candidates are elected


2 posted on 05/19/2014 1:25:35 PM PDT by Viennacon
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