Some US conservatives voice support, admiration as Russia cracks down on gay-rights activism

  • Article by: DAVID CRARY , AP National Writer
  • Updated: July 1, 2013 - 1:45 PM

NEW YORK — As the hub of the Soviet Union, Russia was reviled for rights abuses by many U.S. conservatives during the Cold War. Now some are voicing support and admiration as Russian authorities crack down on gay-rights activism.

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falcon1681Jul. 1, 13 2:39 PM

When conservatives start agreeing with the Russian government on denial of rights, well, that pretty much tells you who the real anti American fascists are in America.

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bracystakeJul. 1, 13 3:13 PM

The World Congress of Families lauds Russia for "historic commitment to deep spirituality and morality, can be a hope for the natural family supporters from all over the world." Tell that to the Romanov's.

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ikyabwaiJul. 1, 13 7:45 PM

Hate, bigotry and discrimination have no boundaries. Where do they learn it from?

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myob_STJul. 2, 13 9:33 PM

Oh, yes - they want to use the Russians' tools for combating "propaganda." Bet they wouldn't like it one stinking bit if their propaganda were targeted.

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