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Did Trump's UN ambassador vote in favor of killing LGBT people? - LGBTQ Nation

LGBT news outlets across the country have breathlessly reported that the Trump administration has given tacit consent to the killing of LGBT people, but is that framing correct? Is it true? No, it's not. In fact, the Obama administration also voted ...and more »

Following Backlash, US Clarifies UN Vote on 'Death Penalty for Gays' -

Following an outcry from LGBTQ rights advocates, the U.S. Department of State clarified its "no" vote on a United Nations resolution condemning the death penalty for "same-sex relations" and other acts. The resolution, titled "The Question of the Death ...and more »

The UN Floated a Resolution Condemning the Death Penalty for LGBT People. The US Voted "No." - Paste Magazine

On Sept. 29, the U.N. Human Rights Council put up a fairly uncontroversial resolution—by western standards, anyway—for a vote. The idea was to condemn those countries which instituted a death penalty for certain acts like “same-sex relations.” Here's ...and more »

Why Did the Trump Administration Vote Against UN Motion Condemning Gay Death Penalty? - Newsweek

The United States was one of 13 nations, including some of the most repressive nations on Earth, to oppose a United Nations motion condemning the death penalty for those in same-sex relationships, blasphemers and adulterers. The United States voted in ...and more »

Things We Saw Today: The US Voted Against UN Resolution Banning the Death Penalty for LGBTQIA+ People - The Mary Sue

US joins Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, China & Egypt in voting NO on UN resolution opposing death penalty for LGBTs — Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) October 3, 2017. So, here's another addition to today's Terrible Parade: The ...and more »

US votes against UN resolution condemning gay sex death penalty, joining Iraq and Saudi Arabia - The Independent

The US is one of just 13 countries to have voted against a United Nations resolution condemning the death penalty for having gay sex. Although the vote passed, America joined countries such as China, Iraq and Saudi Arabia in opposing the move.and more »

US votes against UN motion to condemn gay sex death penalty 'over fears executions could be banned in the States' - The Independent

The US failed to back a United Nations resolution to condemn death penalty sentences against gay people for having sex, because it feared it could lead to executions being banned in America. The Donald Trump administration failed to support the motion ...and more »

India votes against UN ban on death penalty for same-sex relations - The News Minute

Among these 13 nations that refused to denounce death penalty for consenting adults in same sex relationships, were India and the United States. TNM Staff. Wednesday, October 04, 2017 - 14:26. Share @Whatsapp Share @Facebook Share @twitter Share ...and more »

US votes against UN resolution condemning the death penalty for gay sex - joining Iraq and Saudi Arabia -

The Trump administration has come under fire for joining with Iraq and Saudia Arabia on voting against a UN resolution condemning the death penalty for gay sex. Human rights advocates and LGBT activists have condemned the US government as it became ...and more »

US votes against UN resolution condemning death penalty for LGBT people; is this who we are? - Salon

Last week, the United Nations Human Rights Council approved a resolution condemning the use of the death penalty in a discriminatory manner such as consensual same-sex relations. Along with 13 other nations, the United States voted against it. Instead ...and more »