Russia has passed a law banning “gay propaganda” — meaning any pro-equality speech they want to punish — and, to no one’s surprise I’m sure, demented bigot Scott Lively just loves the idea. In fact, he’s taking credit for the law, saying that he had counseled them to pass it during a trip there.
I have been asked by Heti Válasz magazine of Hungary to comment on whether there is today any country in the world where traditional family values and gay rights are regulated by the law in a balanced way, and what the proponents of traditional family values can do against the “dictatorship of tolerance.”
I can’t point to any country of the world today that is a model for the rest of the world, except perhaps for Russia, which has just taken the very important and frankly necessary step of criminalizing homosexual propaganda to protect the society from being “homosexualzed.” This was one of my recommendation to Russian leaders in my 50-city tour of the former Soviet Union in 2006 and 2007.
Let’s be clear here. He doesn’t just want to keep gay people from getting married, he wants to throw them in prison for things like peacefully marching in support of equality. That’s “gay propaganda” and he cheers on criminal penalties for it. Welcome to the totalitarian theocracy.