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Police Detain Protesters After Scuffle Between LGBT Activists And Opponents

By Zack Ford on December 19, 2012 at 11:45 am

"Police Detain Protesters After Scuffle Between LGBT Activists And Opponents"


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Though the Russian State Duma delayed consideration of a bill banning promotion of gay “propaganda,” LGBT activists proceeded with a kiss-in protest outside Parliament. They argue the bill will force them to be invisible and inhibit free speech. Opponents of LGBT equality showed up to counter-protest by throwing eggs at them,  and when scuffles ensued, the police intervened. Reportedly, protesters from both sides were detained. Watch a video of the conflict:

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