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Russia’s gay propaganda ban has drawn protest from an overwhelming number of individuals, world leaders and human rights groups, but not everyone is so outraged by it.
In fact, a significant number of religious conservative groups from across the globe, including six from America, have gone so far as to sign a declaration of support for Russia’s so-called gay propaganda ban.
The groups include the Illinois-based World Congress of Families, the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute, Mission: America, GrasstopsUSA, the anti-choice Population Research Institute, and the group His Servants that produces, among other things, ex-gay literature.
Under the heading “Statement by worldwide organizations in support of the Russian Federal Law On Protection of Children from Information Harmful to their Health and Development,” the signing groups register their support for Russia’s anti-propaganda law against “the heavy attacks that the Russian Federation is facing” from international groups and world leaders.
The groups argue in the one page statement that the so-called “natural family created through the marriage of a man and a woman” is worthy of protection by the State,
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