February 12, 2014

Gay Rights Activists Play into Putin's Hands

Robert Zubrin, National Review

The Associated Press

Russia doesn’t need gay-rights parades. Russia needs a Magna Carta. It needs limited government, separation or powers, and the rule of law. It needs freedom of speech and the right to a fair trial, which means trial by a jury — not by a hangman. It needs free elections. And it needs friends in the West who are willing to make it clear that the forces of liberty are the forces of dignity.

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TAGGED: Russia, Vladimir Putin, Homosexuals, Gay Rights


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