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California attorney general granted more time to stop ‘shoot the gays’ ballot initiative

Friday, May 8, 2015
Kamala Harris
California Attorney General Kamala Harris was granted an extension to the deadline her office faced next week for processing a proposed ballot initiative that advocates killing anyone who engages in gay sex. ...

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California AG moves to block ‘shoot the gays’ ballot initiative from going forward

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Attorney General Kamala Harris (D-Calif.)
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has moved to block a proposed ballot initiative that seeks to amend the California penal code to make gay or lesbian sex a capital offense punishable by "bullets to the head or by any other ...

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Calif. activist fights ‘shoot the gays’ ballot proposal with ‘intolerant jackass’ initiative

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Charlotte Laws
A California activist says she is "fighting fire with fire" by proposing an "intolerant jackass" ballot initiative in response to another ballot proposal that calls for gays to be punished by "bullets to the head." ...

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Calif. AG may have no choice but to allow ‘shoot the gays’ proposal to go forward

Friday, March 20, 2015
Attorney General Kamala Harris (D-Calif.)
An Orange County, Calif., attorney filed the proposed measure last month, asking voters to criminalize homosexuality in the state and impose a death penalty sentence. ...

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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
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 ...

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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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