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Russia may outlaw gay propaganda aimed at children

by Michael Kirke, MercatorNet

Russia’s national parliament will soon begin consideration of a bill to outlaw homosexual propaganda aimed at minors throughout the country, according to a report on the American website, LifeSite News yesterday.
 
"The bill," the website reporrted, "which was submitted to the parliament yesterday by a regional government legislature in Siberia, is similar to one passed recently by the government of St. Petersburg and other regional bodies. It would impose a fine of up to $170 on individuals, $1,700 on public officials, and $17,000 on organizations, for exposing minors to propaganda advocating the homosexual lifestyle.
 
"According to an explanatory note published by the authors of the bill and quoted by the independent Russian news agency Interfax, “Propaganda of homosexuality has gained momentum in contemporary Russia,” including the “active organization of public actions propagating homosexuality as a norm.”

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