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United Nations No Longer Condemns the Execution of Homosexuals

The General Assembly passes a resolution condemning extrajudicial, summary and arbitrary executions and other killings every two years. The 2008 declaration included an explicit reference to killings committed because of the victims’ sexual preferences.

But this year, Morocco and Mali introduced an amendment on behalf of African and Islamic nations that called for deleting the words “sexual orientation” and replacing them with “discriminatory reasons on any basis.” […]

The resolution, which is expected to be formally adopted by the General Assembly in December, specifies many other types of violence, including killings for racial, national, ethnic, religious or linguistic reasons and killings of refugees, indigenous people and other groups.

Reuters: U.N. panel cuts gay reference from violence measure

Independent Infographic

The english newspaper The Independent has a great infographic on its cover today depicting which countries support the immediate ceasefire in the Middle East demanded by the UN and which do not:


(via Kottke)

File Under: Best Thing Ever

Check out this comic book about the liberal-UN dominated future of America where bionic superman Sean Hannity broadcasts clandestinely under the Clinton/Moore regime. He then teams up with G. Gordon Liddy, Olly North and Reagan McGee. I can’t figure out the status of this- satire or commentary? The fact that the guy from EverQuest or whateverthefuck does the art confuses me more. I suppose that forms at least part of the joke. Check it out anyway. I should pre-order my copy…

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