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US: Conservative group praises Nigeria for ‘fighting back’ with anti-gay laws

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  1. Lyuba Allenivna Marchenko 10 Jun 2013, 5:43pm

    14 years for not reporting a gay person. Feck you American Conservative Christian groups. Feck you, your grandfather and your horse!

  2. Stephen Glenn 10 Jun 2013, 5:45pm

    Bet you the same American’s would scream blue murder if you took away their freedom of speech and association, which is precisely what Nigeria are doing (and worse) to one group of humans .

  3. Jason Feather 10 Jun 2013, 5:52pm

    Please sign & share this petition against Nigeria’s insidious jail the gays bill, thanks!

    Gay rights are just equal rights, human rights we should all have!

    Please copy & paste this tweet if you use twitter

    #UK gives 1 billion aid to #nigeria can we justify this now they persecute #gay #lesbians due to #jailthegays

    1. magsmagenta 12 Jun 2013, 11:22am

      I just got ‘Sorry we are unable to process your signature at this time’

  4. Robert (Kettering) 10 Jun 2013, 5:52pm

    Nasty and evil pure and simple. Like people from the Dark Ages, Clearly they need therapy if they’re ever going to live in the 21st century!!

  5. Christopher Kay 10 Jun 2013, 6:01pm

    A part of me thinks that they are not capable of running their own government, and although I understand that every country has the right to a democratically elected government, I do not feel that they are able to make these decisions.
    In terms of health, economy and education, this country falls well behind the rest of the world and yet they are passing illogical laws to persecute minorities in the population.
    I think it’s high time that Britain and other civilized countries stepped in.

    1. Have you read any history, Christopher Kay? That’s been tried and failed.

      For a hundred years, so-called “civilized countries” such as Britain ruled large chunks of Africa. Those colonists plundered Africa of its wealth, destroyed African traditions and social structures.

      Attempts to legislate homophobia are unjust repression, wherever they happen. But remember that Britain passed new homophobic legislation as recently as the 1990s.

    2. The thing Claire has not pointed out is that much of the world’s most virulent homophobic laws were in fact instigated by the British during their colonial rule of these countries.

      And those ex British colonies tend to be the most homophobic countries in the world

      These places have been royally fvcked up by the British jingoistic notion of racial and cultural superiority…

      Post Colony, many of their leaders are usually put in place via various mechanisms BY the British…

      The notion that ‘they’ are incapable of self governance without the help of the paternal West is false, flawed and downright dangerous.

      Witness the very actions of the US evangelical right-wingers fanning the flames of homophobia in those countries in ways they can’t at home…

  6. MassResistance is a SPLC-designated hate group.

  7. headline should read…..

    brainless gun toting American red necks praise gay bashing bigoted nigerian government

  8. As much as I disagreed with his daft revolutionary politics, Christopher Hitchens was right in that ‘religion poisons everything.’

  9. You have to laugh at these people, don’t you? Just look at their facebook page – it only has 588 likes and a number of commentators are pro-gay and pro-equality. I suggest everyone troll it :)

    1. What facebook page?

      1. Just type in ‘MassResistance’ into Facebook search and it comes up :)

  10. GulliverUK 10 Jun 2013, 8:18pm

    Yet if I said they should lock up all the Christians they’d say that was a horrible thing to say. Can’t get much more homophobic and extremist than MassResistance – more of a terrorist cell !

  11. Are the Nigerians completely unable to see that they are being used by hate groups such as this.

    Not so long ago the same sort of hate and discrimination would have been levelled at black people by some of these groups. It’s just that they can’t get away with that now. It’s not that they love Nigerians:-)

  12. Christopher Coleman 11 Jun 2013, 5:20am

    American conservative Christians should become Nigerian citizen and live in Africa. They’d be happy there and their departure would make the USA a better country for decent folk to live in.

  13. Brian Camenker would have made an excellent Nazi concentration camp guard, that’s for sure. The man is one sick puppy.

  14. They say hate promotes hate. I’m not a violent person but reading such propaganda as ” Western political correctness” makes me want to see them at the receiving end of the violence that LGBTs receive in Nigeria.

    The US needs to take responsibility for the evil hiding behind their freedom of speech laws and their blind acceptance of whitewashed home-grown religious fundamentalism.

  15. “the breakdown in society caused by the homosexual movement seems to bring more general social destruction in African cultures than in the West”

    …what a crock of utter bollocks!

    It truly beggars belief that these people can spew forth such ungodly bile and claim they’re doing it to ‘save people from AIDS’

    The evil deluded fvckers

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