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Court Removes Gay Rights Group in Russia
Posted by Ron
Wednesday, April 27th 2022 @ 06:55:09 AM EST

NBC NEWS: A court in St. Petersburg issued the decision Thursday in support of Russia's Justice Ministry. A representative of the ministry had claimed the Charitable Sphere Foundation illegally "carried out political activities using foreign property" under the guise of a charity and said its activities are aimed at changing legislation, including the Russian Constitution. In its lawsuit, the Russian government also accused the group of spreading "LGBT views" and engaging in activities that go against "traditional values."

The foundation's founder, Igor Kochetkov, a former director of the Russian LGBT Network, slammed the court's decision.

"It should be clear that the ministry and the court made this decision not on legal, but on ideological basis," he wrote on social media. "No Russian law prohibits the activity of organizations that 'do not correspond' to any values. There is simply no such basis in the law. The decision of the court is iconic, and mandatory state ideology has returned. It is now official." (For the full article, Click Here.)

Ron: One wonders if the Russian hostility to gay people and their gay civil rights are the things that are attracting the US right wing religious leaders to side with the Russians? Look who has now become the new "pinko commie lovers."

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