Rice: Protecting gays worldwide is most challenging human rights issue facing the US
With anti-gay laws taking root in nearly 80 countries, White House National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Tuesday that protecting gays from global discrimination, abuse and even death is the most challenging international human rights issue facing the United States.
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#1 Jun 26, 2014
If this is the "most challenging human rights issue" for Ms Rice, I'd like to introduce her to dysfunctional, tortuous prisons in more than 140 countries, dysfunctional justice systems in those same countries, where the poor are trod upon as if they were feudal chattel.
Yes, protecting gay/lesbian/transgender persons is an important thing, but to put it at the top of a heap that includes total abuse of all persons who are not rich, is to ignore reality.
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