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Indian government requests court revisit sodomy law ruling

Timothy Kincaid

December 21st, 2013

From BBC

The Indian government has filed a petition in the Supreme Court asking it to review its decision to reinstate a 153-year-old law that criminalises homosexuality.

The government asked the court to review its order saying it believed it “violated the principle of equality”.

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Lucrece
December 21st, 2013 | LINK

Why do they pass the buck onto the courts instead of revising the very laws that made the court reach such a decision?

Priya Lynn
December 21st, 2013 | LINK

They don’t want to take the blame for changing it Lucrece.

Timothy Kincaid
December 21st, 2013 | LINK

That may be partly the reason. I’ve also heard that the legislature is in a virtual deadlock and nothing is getting accomplished there.

Pacal
December 24th, 2013 | LINK

I am surprised that they are doing this. It seems to amount too “Take the hint and reverse your ruling”.

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