30 Oct '14, 3am

So now, the constitution’s the problem?: Bad news this morning. The Court of Appeal, Singapore’s highest court...

Bad news this morning. The Court of Appeal, Singapore’s highest court since we abolished appeals to Britain’s Privy Council, has ruled that Section 377A of the Penal Code is not unconstitutional. Section 377A criminalises sex between men, and is the key piece of legislation that justifies a plethora of other rules and regulations that discriminate against gay people. I haven’t had time to read the 100-page judgement — thus a short post today — but snippets reported in the press this morning, such as this below, suggest that it is going to be a screamer, crying out for deconstruction. In dismissing their challenges, Judge of Appeal Andrew Phang, who heard the cases together with Justices Belinda Ang and Woo Bih Li, emphasised that the finding would not impact the freedom of individuals and groups to practise their values within the boundaries of the law. This freedom, howev...

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Bad news this morning. The Court of Appeal, Singapore’s highest court since we abolished appeals to Britain’s Privy Counci...

Singapore's Highest Court Upholds Sodomy Law

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Singapore’s highest court ruled on Wednesday that the country’s sodomy law, known as Section 377a, is constitutional, the ...

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BBC News - Activists condemn Singapore court gay ruling

BBC News - Activists condemn Singapore court ga...

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Singapore: Court Ruling a Major Setback for Gay Rights

Singapore: Court Ruling a Major Setback for Gay...

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(Berlin) – A Singapore Supreme Court ruling on October 29, 2014 to uphold the country’s ban on same-sex relations between ...

A Keystone XL activist gets his day in court

A Keystone XL activist gets his day in court

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A colonel’s column was removed from an Air National Guard newsletter because the writer violated military policy by includ...

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Does the #Military have a Problem with Jesus?

Does the #Military have a Problem with Jesus?

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A colonel’s column was removed from an Air National Guard newsletter because the writer violated military policy by includ...