Bill banning conversion that is gay passes initial vote, enraging ultra-Orthodox

Bill banning conversion that is gay passes initial vote, enraging ultra-Orthodox

Coalition events Blue and White and work help legislation despite objections by Netanyahu’s spiritual allies; Haredi MKs warn Benny Gantz: ‘You will never be prime minister’

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
  • E-mail
  • Printing
  • 846 stocks

A bill outlawing“gay that is controversial treatment” passed an initial vote when you look at the Knesset on Wednesday, drawing cheers from LGBT liberties advocates and angering Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ultra-Orthodox governmental allies.

The bill advanced after Defense Minister Benny Gantz’s Blue and White celebration supported the legislation, in a move that produced a fresh coalition crisis. The government’s work celebration also broke with all the coalition to straight straight back the bill.

The opposition-spearheaded movement passed away with 42 lawmakers supporting it and 36 objecting.

(mais…)

Continuar lendo Bill banning conversion that is gay passes initial vote, enraging ultra-Orthodox