Tag Archives: Nicaragua

NICARAGUA: Laws Banning Gay Adoption And Same-Sex Marriage Go Into Effect

Via Agence France-Presse: A new legal definition of what constitutes a family took effect in Nicaragua on Wednesday, drawing ire from gay groups who say it massively impacts their rights. The so-called Family Code, which was first agreed in June 2014, establishes marriage as only being “between a man and a woman.” Aside from barring gay marriage, the definition precludes ...

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Nicaraguan Pastors: We Will Die Or Go To Prison Before Giving Up Kidnapped Child

The Nicaraguan pastors shielding Isabella Miller from her lesbian mom say they will gladly go to prison or be put to death before surrendering the child to authorities. Last month a jury convicted one of their American conspirators on the same day that the girl’s mother filed a RICO lawsuit against numerous U.S.-based Christian groups. The Brotherhood says that they ...

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Wingnuts Launch Legal Defense Fund For Man Arrested In Lisa Miller Case

Right Wing Watch reports that a legal defense fund has already raised $30,000 for Timo Miller, the man arrested by the FBI last month for helping “ex-gay” Lisa Miller illegally take her daughter out of the country rather than comply with court-ordered custody sharing with her former partner. From the defense fund website: Since God has not intended for two ...

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Homosex To Be Legal In Nicaragua

Surprising international observers, the Nicaraguan National Assembly has announced the decriminalization of gay sex, effective next March. Under the current law, gay sex is punishable by one to three years imprisonment, as is providing sexual health information or services and advocating for LGBT rights. The new civil code does away with all of those restrictions. Most Central and South American ...

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