State Comptroller Weighs In on Russia’s New Laws

Dinapoli Pressuring Companies That Sponsor The Olympics
About Russia’s New Anti-LBGTQ Laws

December 6, 2013

ALBANY, NY – State Comptroller Tom Dinapoli is trying to get American sponsors of the Olympics to pressure the Russian government, to ease up on the newly passed anti-LBGTQ legislation passed in Russia.

Russian leader Vladimir Putin, who recently referred to gay writings as “gay propaganda”, has also passed a law that calls for penalties for those who are found guilty of “propogating homosexuality among minors.” (RT.COM)

Dinapoli says Russia’s discriminatory laws have cast a shadow over the Olympics….