Jamaica church leaders rally for anti-sodomy law


KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Several church pastors in Jamaica are leading a Sunday revival meeting aimed at countering what they say is a growing mainstream acceptance of homosexuality.
More than 1,000 people in their Sunday best gathered in a Kingston park for a spirited religious service that comes a couple of days before a rare court challenge to Jamaica's anti-sodomy laws.
A colonial-era "buggery law" prohibits anal sex, outlawing consenting sexual relationships between men. The punishment is 10 years in prison.
Some in the crowd carried placards saying marriage should only be... read more

 
23 June 2013 in World News, Views: 2
 


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