US Votes Against UN Resolution Condemning Death Penalty For Same-Sex Relations - Sputnik International

Five days ago the US joined 12 other countries in voting against a UN resolution that condemns the usage of the death penalty for apostasy, blasphemy, adultery and consensual same-sex relations. Though the vote did pass September 29 with the help of 27 ...

US Government Defends Voting Against UN Ban on Death Penalty For Homosexuality - Out Magazine

The resolution, which condemned the use of the death penalty “arbitrarily or in a discriminatory manor,” passed 27-13 last Friday. It called for capital punishment to be banned “as a sanction for specific forms of conduct, such as apostasy, blasphemy ...

Trump Admin Votes Against UN Plan Condemning Death Penalty for Gays - Patheos (blog)

Nikki Haley, chosen by Donald Trump to be the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, voted against a measure that condemns the death penalty for people in same-sex relationships. shutterstock_453983338. The United Nations' Human Rights Council ...

Nikki Haley Misleads on UN Vote on Death Penalty for Gays - Advocate.com

She says the same vote on an anti–death penalty measure came during the Obama administration — but that's not quite accurate. By Trudy Ring. October 04 2017 2:12 PM EDT. Share on Twitter · Share on Facebook. Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the ...

US Opposes UN Resolution Condemning Death Penalty For LGBTQ People - GayRVA

I don't think our country's inconsistent interest in protecting LGBTQ civil rights will be a surprise to anyone reading this; after all, here in Virginia it's legal for private businesses to fire LGBTQ workers due to their sexual orientation and/or ...

US votes against UN resolution condemning gay sex death penalty - Dhaka Tribune

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

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

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 ...

Why the US voted against the resolution on the death penalty at Human Rights Council - TheBlaze.com

Why the US voted against the resolution on the death penalty at Human Rights Council The United Nations' Human Rights Council in Geneva voted Friday on a resolution to denounce the death penalty for same-sex relations. The U.S. was one of the 13 ...

What awaits the LGBTQ community in India after India's stand at the UN? - Oneindia

India is one of the 13 countries that voted against the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) resolution to denounce death penalty for indulging in same-sex relationships on September 29. A supporter of LGBT Community wearing mask of Britain's ...

US clarifies its vote against a UN ban on the gay death penalty - Gay Times Magazine

The Trump administration was heavily criticised earlier this week when it came to light that the United States was one of 13 countries who voted against a UN ban on the death penalty being used to punish LGBT+ people. The resolution asked countries ...

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 against a United Nations motion condemning the death penalty for those in same-sex relationships, blasphemers and adulterers. The United States ...

State Dept. and Nikki Haley Defend UN Vote: No, the US Does Not Support Death Penalty for Gays - Townhall

Several left-leaning publications, including Salon and Think Progress, were outraged Tuesday evening that the U.S. voted no, along with Iraq, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE, on a resolution in the UN Human Rights Council that condemned the death ...

Why Did The US Vote Against A Ban On The Death Penalty For Homosexuality? - NewNowNext

The United States was one of only 13 countries that opposed a U.N. resolution condemning capital punishment. by Dan Avery 1m ago. On Friday, the U.S. joined 12 other countries in voting against a U.N. resolution condemning the use of the death penalty ...

Why the Trump admin opposed a UN resolution on killing gay people - MSNBC

The Trump administration has faced some intense criticism this week for voting against a U.N. resolution that condemned the death penalty for LGBT people. For many on the left, it seemed like an unusually brazen example of Donald Trump betraying the ...

Why Did the US Vote Against a UN Resolution Condemning the Execution of Gay People? - UN Dispatch

The resolution condemns “the imposition of the death penalty as a sanction for specific forms of conduct, such as apostasy, blasphemy, adultery and consensual same-sex relations.” The resolution did not specifically condemn the death penalty, which is ...

Why Did India Vote Against The UN Resolution Calling For Ban On Death Penalty For Homosexuality? - TopYaps

On the eve of International Blasphemy Day, September 29, the United Nations Human Rights Council passed a resolution which sought the states who have not yet abolished the death penalty to ensure that it is not imposed as a sanction for specific forms ...

UN resolution: Shame, India among 13 nations in favour of death penalty to gays - DailyO

The move sends the message that equal rights for LGBTQ+ community is a distant dream. 11310. VARIETY. | 4-minute read | 04-10-2017 · DailyBite. ---. Total Shares. Share. On September 29, the United Nations passed a resolution denouncing death penalty ...

US wrong on UN death penalty resolution, LGBT-affirming pastor says - Windy City Times

The pastor of an LGBT-affirming New Orleans church is denouncing the vote of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations against a resolution that condemned capital punishment for same-sex relations, adultery and other acts deemed criminal in many ...

US rejects United Nations ban on death penalty for adultery, blasphemy, gay sex - WCPO

The United States joined countries like Iraq and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to vote against a United Nations resolution that asks countries not to apply the death penalty "in a discriminatory manner." The resolution specifically condemns using capital ...

These 13 countries voted against UN motion condemning death penalty for gay sex - inUth.com

The United States joined states like Iraq and Saudi Arabia to vote against a United Nations resolution condemning the death penalty sentences against gay people for having sex. The reason that prompted US to vote against the motion was its fear that it ...