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Thu Apr 25, 2019, 07:52 AM

Polish leader: LGBT rights an import that threatens nation (AP)

Polish leader: LGBT rights an import that threatens nation
https://www.apnews.com/6cb144f6838e409c828cb32a19834a2a

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The chairman of Poland’s conservative ruling party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has called the LGBT rights movement a foreign import that threatens the Polish nation.

Kaczynski, Poland’s most important politician, also said “everyone must accept Christianity” and that questioning the powerful Roman Catholic in Poland is unpatriotic.

The positions that Kaczynski took Wednesday in a lecture on patriotism in the central city of Wroclawek come before European Parliament voting next month and a general election in Poland in the fall.

They also come as the church in Poland comes under scrutiny over pedophilia, with victims increasingly breaking the taboo to speak out about their abuse. A movie that deals with the problem, “Kler” (Clergy) was a blockbuster hit and opinion surveys show that support is falling for having nuns and priests teach religion in public schools, as is now the case.

Meanwhile, the LGBT rights movement has become increasingly visible in recent years, with more and more cities and towns, even places known as bastions of the church and conservative values, holding LGBT pride parades. These are often met by counter-protests organized by far-right groups.

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Thu Apr 25, 2019, 07:54 AM

1. Someones always out there working to drag the country down and backward with RW idealism. n/t

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Thu Apr 25, 2019, 07:00 PM

2. I really want to visit Eastern Europe

but not with all the right wing governments in place

they don't get my queer dollars or euros

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