After Thwarted Kidnapping Plans, Whitmer Calls for Unity

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]

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Italian Parliament blocks homo/transphobia bill

By |2018-01-16T12:21:51-05:00August 4th, 2011|News|

by Rex Wockner

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Italy’s Parliament on July 26 approved a motion declaring a draft bill against homophobia and transphobia unconstitutional, said the national LGBT organization Arcigay.
The move had the effect of blocking further discussion of the measure.
“Arcigay considers this act as the latest outrage against LGBT people across the country carried out by a center-right majority composed of men and women of mediocre human, political and cultural profile,” the group fumed. “We denounce before Europe and the entire civilized world that in Italy there is a real democratic emergency.”

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