Tag Archives: Communist Party

China To End One-Child Policy

The BBC reports: China has decided to end its decades-long one-child policy, Xinhua news agency reports. All couples will now be allowed to have two children, the state-run news agency said, citing a statement from the Communist Party. The controversial policy was introduced nationally in 1979, to reduce the country’s birth rate and slow the population growth rate. However, concerns …

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RUSSIA: Proposed Law Would Criminalize Coming Out

Two Communist Party members of the DUMA have introduced a bill that would criminalize coming out. A note attached to the bill declares that gays were once executed in ancient Greece, so (presumably) they should just be glad that breaking the proposed law would only result in jail time. RT.com reports: Ivan Nikitchuk [inset] and Nikolay Arefyev want to amend …

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