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Russia should hang its head in shame over draconian anti-gay law

ON July 1 Russia's President Vladimir Putin signed into law a bill to "Protect Children from Information Harmful to their Health and Development". From now on, fines will be imposed on persons:

Popularizing non-traditional [ie gay] sexual relations among minors by disseminating information encouraging minors to adopt non-traditional sexual behavior, distorting the concept of social equality of traditional and nontraditional sexual relations, or forcing information on non-traditional sexual relations on minors, or inciting interest in them.