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October 24, 2005

Horrific and brutal punishment of children in Nigeria met with silence by "leadership" of U.S.

-- by Thomas Leavitt

lashings for teen lesbians in nigeria

Six teenage "lesbians", aged 12!!!! to 17 have been sentenced to 90!!!!!!!! lashes of the cane, each, for a "shameful and abominable act" of "lesbianism".

These are children! I have a daughter who is almost twelve. This is horrific. ... and getting almost no media attention, anywhere (blogosphere or M$M).

Posted by Thomas Leavitt at October 24, 2005 11:44 PM

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Leaves one wondering how many Christian fundies in the US (or Australia for that matter) would like to see similar punishments meted out to lesbians/gays in their respective countries ..

Posted by: Helga Fremlin at October 25, 2005 3:48 PM

I think that it would be perfectly reasonable to lynch anyone involved in the canings. Amputation would be a fair punishment, too.

Posted by: John H. Morrison at October 25, 2005 11:42 PM

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