The United States has voiced concern about a ruling by India's Supreme Court which reinstated a colonial-era ban on gay sex which could see same-sex lovers imprisoned."We oppose any action that criminalizes consensual same-sex conduct between adults," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters."The United States places great importance on the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms of all people. And ... that includes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons around the world." ...read more: http://news.yahoo.com/india-top-court-upholds-law-criminalising-gay-sex-052808646.html
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Ooh kaay. Let me see if I get this straight. The United States Deot. of State is very quick to criticise a ruling by India "this week" on a prohibition of gay sex. Yet the United States Dept. of State has yet to speak out on the imprisonment of Saeed Abidini. Whom I might add is an American Citizen.What is wrong with this picture??????Bearmaster.
Isaiah 5:20New International VersionWoe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.