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The United States will begin using American foreign aid to promote gay rights abroad, Obama administration officials said on Tuesday.
President Obama issued a memorandum directing American agencies to look for ways to combat efforts by foreign governments to criminalize homosexuality.
The presidential memorandum said that federal agencies engaged abroad had been directed to “combat the criminalization of L.G.B.T. status or conduct abroad; protect vulnerable L.G.B.T. refugees and asylum s
I prefer Star Trek's prime directive, let other nations/planets evolve at their own pace and do not meddle in their affairs.
Originally posted by Openeye
All in all I bet Obama is doing this to try and win back some of the many liberal voters he has lost.