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Russian Religious Leaders Justify Anti-Gay Bills: At Least We’re Not Suggesting That Gays Should Be Shot!

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Orthodox Christian leaders in the Russian region of Novosibirsk are following in the footsteps of Ryazan, Kostroma and Arkhangelsk and are petitioning lawmakers to prohibit the dissemination of so-called “gay propaganda” among minors. “We do not collect signatures in order to shoot them if they want to be like this, let them live, but we should not impose a minority to the majority world” the head of the region’s Orthodox Center explained. Russian authorities are considering similar legislation in St. Petersburg and other regions.

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