The representative of the Ministry said in the State Duma on the necessity of criminal punishment for gay propaganda. Such a proposal he made during the discussion of legislative measures to combat paedophilia.
photo: Gennady Cherkasov
The idea of persecution of LGBT people belong to the head of Department on struggle with pedophilia Control the organization of struggle against crimes against the person renowned MIA of Russia Sergey Albino.
“Was voiced question about the propaganda of pedophilia, homosexuality, — quotes his speech in the Duma, “Interfax”. Now administrative responsibility for it exists, it is not very effective penalties. If it is raised to the rank of criminal responsibility…”
Note that the working group on the development of a bill stiffening penalties for pedophiles, where the statement was made, headed by Vice-speaker of the state Duma Irina Yarovaya. She offered today to introduce life sentences for crimes against sexual integrity of children up to 12 years, and an aggravating factor in the resulting bill was the children along with the accused in pedophilia.
The law against gay propaganda came into force in the summer of 2013. He punishes with heavy fines for “propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations among minors expressed in the dissemination of information aimed at the formation among minors of nontraditional sexual attitudes, attractiveness of nontraditional sexual relationships, distorted ideas about social equivalence of traditional and nontraditional sexual relations, or imposing information about non-traditional sexual relationships, causing interest in such relations”.
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