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Some African Countries Pushing for Tougher Anti-Gay Laws

Nigeria's president has signed into law a bill that bans gay marriage, gay rights advocacy and public displays of affection between same-sex couples.  Homosexual acts were already illegal in Nigeria.  Human rights activists say the new law reflects a larger trend to ramp up anti-gay legislation and penalties.  Nigeria's new Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act has been condemned abroad but applauded at home.   And it has given President Goodluck Jonathan a...

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