Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Archbishop of Canterbury Links Anti-Gay Laws to Racism

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, spiritual head of the global Anglican Communion, voiced support Tuesday for the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in a call for nations to respect the human rights of gay individuals in countries where they are often targeted for violence, also suggesting that anti-gay legislation is akin to racial discrimination.

Williams states in the text of a lecture prepared for the Geneva-based World Council of Churches (WCC), which meets this week, that laws specifically targeting gays and lesbians were equivalent to racial discrimination.

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