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Brunei to move forward with harsh law calling for death by stoning for gays

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
The Great Mosque in Brunei
BANDAR SERI BEGWAN, Brunei -- The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, has announced that harsh Islamic punishments that call for the death penalty for numerous offenses, including same-sex sexual activity, will come into effect on Thursday despite international condemnation.

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Twelve states still ban sodomy a decade after U.S. Supreme Court ruling

Monday, April 21, 2014
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BATON ROUGE, La. — A dozen states still have anti-sodomy laws on the books more that 10 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they are unconstitutional.

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Russian actor who wants to burn gays alive, wants Putin to criminalize sodomy

Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Ivan Okhlobystin
A popular Russian actor, who last month said he wants to burn gay people alive because they pose a danger to his children, has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to bring back a Soviet law criminalizing “sodomy.”

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Supreme Court won’t hear Cuccinelli’s appeal to reinstate sodomy law

Monday, October 7, 2013
Ken Cuccinelli
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Courtwon’t hear an appeal of a lower court ruling striking down Virginia’s anti-sodomy law.

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Colo. pastors: Boy Scouts will soon have a ‘sodomy merit badge’

Monday, August 19, 2013
Kevin Swanson (left) and Dave Buehner.
Christian Right talk show hosts Kevin Swanson and Dave Buehner, who compared the decision allow openly gay Boy Scouts members to inviting serial killers to teach preschool, told Generations Radio listeners Friday that the youth organization is “finding the very worst [sins] and creating merit badges for them.”

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Jamaican gay rights activist seeking changes to anti-sodomy law

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
David McFadden, APJamaican churchgoers chant during an anti-gay rally in Kingston, Jamaica on Sunday, June 23, 2013.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- A gay rights activist got his first court hearing Tuesday on his effort to bring a constitutional challenge to Jamaica's nearly 150-year-old colonial-era law that bans sex between men.

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Va. AG wants U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate sodomy law

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Ken CuccinelliPhoto: Gage Skidmore, Wikimedia Commons
RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Virginia's anti-sodomy law, arguing that a lower court misinterpreted the scope of the justices' 2003 decision invalidating a similar law in Texas.

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Jamaica church leaders rally, protest efforts to repeal anti-sodomy law

Sunday, June 23, 2013
David McFadden, APJamaican churchgoers hold signs while attending an anti-gay rally in Kingston, Jamaica, Sunday, June 23, 2013. Several church pastors in Jamaica led a revival meeting Sunday to oppose efforts to overturn the Caribbean country's anti-sodomy law and turn back what they see as increasing acceptance of homosexuality.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Several church pastors in Jamaica led a revival meeting Sunday to oppose efforts to overturn the Caribbean country's anti-sodomy law and turn back what they see as increasing acceptance of homosexuality.

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Grenada senator urges new look at anti-sodomy laws

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
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ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada — The president of Grenada's Senate says the Caribbean island should reconsider its laws prohibiting sex between men.

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Bryan Fischer: The Boy Scouts are now the ‘Boy Sodomizers of America’

Friday, May 24, 2013
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On his radio program Friday, American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer weighed in on Thursday’s decision by the Boy Scouts of America to drop its ban on gay scouts.

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