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House of Representatives passes same-sex marriage protection bill

CNN — On Thursday, the House of Representatives voted to pass a law to protect same-sex and interracial marriages, the final step before the measure goes to President Joe Biden’s signature and becomes law. The vote in the House of Representatives was 258 to 169, with 39 Republicans joining the Democrats who voted yes. When

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Indonesia passes penal code banning sex outside of marriage

good tuesday, Indonesian parliament approved a new criminal code banning sex outside of marriage, which carries penalties of up to one year in prison. The new code, adopted with the support of all political parties, also prohibits unmarried couples from cohabiting. The code will apply to Indonesians and foreigners despite concerns that the laws could

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Indonesia bans sex outside of marriage as parliament passes new penal code

Indonesian lawmakers on Tuesday passed a sweeping new penal code criminalizing sex outside of marriage. part of the changes which, according to critics, threaten human rights and freedoms in the Southeast Asian country. The new code, which also applies to foreign residents and tourists, bans premarital cohabitation, apostasy, and punishes insulting the president or expressing

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US Senate passes same-sex marriage protection bill

Same-sex marriage protection bill passed by the US Senate. Reuters reports that the Senate passed the bill by 61 votes to 36 on November 1. 29. 12 Republicans sided with 49 Democrats to push through the law. . Reuters reports that the bill would require the US government to recognize same-sex marriages “if they are

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State Duma passes law banning LGBTQ+ “propaganda” among adults

Key points Legislators say they are defending the traditional values ​​of the “Russian world” from the liberal West. Any act or information that is considered an attempt to promote homosexuality can result in a heavy fine. The authorities have already used the current law to stop gay pride parades and detain gay rights activists. On

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Protests in Iran: court passes first death sentence on protester

CNN — An Iranian court has handed down the first death sentence in recent protests, finding an unnamed man “enmity against God” and “spreading corruption on Earth,” state media reported. It’s coming next weeks of nationwide demonstrationscaused by death Mahsa Amini in September. Iran’s Revolutionary Court has sentenced a protester who allegedly set fire to

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Miami Beach City Commission Passes Hair Discrimination Ordinance

MIAMI BEACH – The Miami Beach City Commission on Wednesday voted to ban discrimination in housing, employment, or use of municipal facilities based on an applicant’s hair style or texture. The new ruling was adopted as a means to end racism, which was mainly directed against blacks because of their hairstyle, including afros, curls, curls

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