Iron working is approximately 30 times more deadly than being a police officer. You already embarrassed yourself with the iron worker quip. John Permalink my point is Robert that every job has it innate safety hazards and that no number or statistic will ever prove to me that policing is not dangerous. Do i think iron working is dangerous?
The age of consent currently stands at 16 sinceregardless of sexual orientation. Transsexual and transgender people can change their legal gender after corresponding medical procedures since As far as adoptions of children: Single persons living within Russia, regardless of their sexual orientationcan adopt children.
Russian children can be adopted by a single homosexual who lives in a foreign country provided that country does not recognize same-sex marriage. For more information about the daily reality of same-sex couples with children in Russia, read this article. Russian Constitution guarantees the right of peaceful association.
Public opinion in Russia tends to be hostile toward homosexuality and the level of intolerance has been rising.
InRussia amended its federal law on the protection of children from information harmful to their health and development. The Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information and Mass Media issued guidelines explaining that this can include the positive portrayal or approval of people with 'non-traditional sexual relations' — namely LGBT people.
The Committee recommended that the law should be repealed. Neither same-sex marriages nor civil unions of same-sex couples are allowed in Russia.
We live in a civil society, we are guided by the federal law, [and] by the Constitution that clearly says: Such a marriage [same-sex] cannot be contracted in Russia.
According to reporting in Pravda.
There is no such diagnosis as homosexuality in medicine. There is no such illness in the classification of [the] World Health Organization. The new statute about military and medical expertise follows international law practice.
Therefore the reasons for evaluating the ability to serve for homosexuals are the same: There is a visible LGBT community network, mostly in major cities like Moscow and Saint Petersburgincluding nightclubs and political organizations. There have been notable objections to the organization of gay pride parades  in several Russian cities, most prominently Moscowwhere authorities have never approved a request to hold a gay pride rally.
The events still went on as planned, in defiance of their lack of authorization. Although authorities had claimed allowing pride events to be held would pose a risk of violence, the Court ruled that their decisions "effectively approved of and supported groups who had called for [their] disruption.
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April It has been reported that authorities in the North Caucasus republic of Chechnya have been arresting and torturing men suspected to be gay. Over men have been arrested and tortured in secret detention facilities that some human rights groups charge to be concentration camps.
Prisoners are being starved, electroshocked, beaten, and sometimes beaten to death. Detainees are being held for ransom. Prisoners are being forced to reveal who else is gay.
News reports are saying that at least three men have been killed,[ when? The Chechen authorities are denying this and are denying that LGBT people exist, saying, "You cannot arrest or repress people who just don't exist in the republic.
A few political parties without members in the Duma have expressed some limited support for LGBT rights. Yabloko is a member of the Liberal Internationaland has organized public demonstrations against intolerance under the banner of building a "Russia without pogroms.
While they admit that they probably will not win a seat, they were supported by a liberal coalition.
They are also probably the first openly gay candidates to run for seats in the Russian parliament. Violent criminal acts carried out against these persons are prosecuted as criminal offenses under Russian law, but the fact that these crimes are motivated by the sexual orientation or gender identity of the victim is not considered an aggravating factor when the court determines the sentence.
Among the more vicious crimes that would qualify as hate crimes outside of Russia and are reported in the press would include the following; On 9 Mayafter Victory Day parades in Volgogradthe body of a year-old man was found tortured and murdered by three males who stated anti-homosexual motivations, even though family and friends state the victim had no behavior inclination.
This was often tolerated among the educated middle classes, with the assumption that such behavior was asexual and would stop when the girl married.
Later they were performed by Prof. Irina Golubevaan endocrinologist, authorized by psychiatrist Prof. Aron Belkinwho was the strongest Soviet advocate for transgender people until his death in Yelena Masyuk questioned the relevance of a person's transgender identity in regards to their ability to drive.Why do I hate cops?
Easy. They roll heavier than we did outside the wire downrange, they use helicopters and machine guns and militarized stuff and drive tanks into crowds, they systemically kill innocent people across the country.
Jan 24, · The passing of former President Max Richards, coinciding as it did with the unanimous vote by parliamentarians to elect retired Justice Paula Mae Weekes as the first female and new President of the Republic, seems to have triggered a measure of hope among some citizens that the nation can be rescued.
Hate crimes laws create a whole new and dangerous category of thought crimes, wherein we punish an individual not for what he did but for what he was thinking while he did it. This is how a nation. A single mother of two describes wild weather, boiled sheep's head, and geothermal pools.
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Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates [ ]. As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria.
Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo. Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from benjaminpohle.com