3 March 2012
ST PETERSBURG ANTI-LGBTI BILL PASSES FINAL HEARING
By Graham Jones
A couple of weeks ago we looked at the proposed draconian anti-LGBTI legislation in St Petersburg.
This bill passed its final hearing on 29 February. 29 deputies voted in favor of the bill, 5 voted against, and 1 abstained. 15 deputies did not vote (either abstained, or were absent). It is due to be signed into law by the Governor of St Petersburg in less than two weeks. [Read more]