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Morphine Prince   Paws Up 39,834
Morphine Prince

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Supreme Court has banned the Jehovah's Witnesses from operating in the country, accepting a request from the justice ministry that the religious organization be considered an extremist group.

The court ordered the closure of the group's Russia headquarters and its 395 local chapters, as well as the seizure of its property.

The Interfax news agency on Thursday quoted Justice Ministry attorney Svetlana Borisova in court as saying that the Jehovah's Witnesses "pose a threat to the rights of the citizens, public order and public security."

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Born To Slay   Paws Up 8,593
Born To Slay

Awful. Putin is worse than Trump to religious minorities.

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RAMROD   Paws Up 22,952
RAMROD

LEL I'm not even mad :ladyhaha:

Jehovah's are always weireded me out with the method they're using. We don't need that kind of thing in this life.

By all means, practice what you believe, but don't twist anyone hands to do the same as you too.

 

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Evan Peters   Paws Up 7,098
Evan Peters
2 minutes ago, RAMROD said:

LEL I'm not even mad :ladyhaha:

Jehovah's are always weireded me out with the method they're using. We don't need that kind of thing in this life.

By all means, practice what you believe, but don't twist anyone hands to do the same as you too.

 

doesn't mean they have to make it illegal :awkney: 

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CannaeDrive   Paws Up 1,280
CannaeDrive

Huugh. This is so retarded and uselessly brutal. Russia has to get her sh!t together, seriously :madge:

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Trepadation   Paws Up 3,634
Trepadation

:toofunny: idk what to say

 

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Rabbit Heart   Paws Up 481
Rabbit Heart

Smart. They are so boring  and annoying! Here where I live they stop people on the streets, come to people's homes to promote their religion! Like GTFOH believe what you want I don't care but stop throwing yourself down people's faces and try to convert them! :grr:

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 August Blue   Paws Up 7,143
August Blue
2 minutes ago, Rabbit Heart said:

Smart. They are so boring  and annoying! 

Dont be so judgmental! How would you feel if people talked like you did about the gay torture camps? 

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JamesFox   Paws Up 1,853
JamesFox

It's really concering what Putin is up to, his people are afraid of him and it's disgusting what is happening to LGBT people.

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Rabbit Heart   Paws Up 481
Rabbit Heart
4 minutes ago, August Blue said:

Dont be so judgmental! How would you feel if people talked like you did about the gay torture camps? 

No one is killing anyone in this story! I'm just saying that those organisations should not promote themselves the way they do. It's annoying and unnecessary! 

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Ricardo   Paws Up 3,861
Ricardo
26 minutes ago, Morphine Prince said:
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Supreme Court has banned the Jehovah's Witnesses from operating in the country, accepting a request from the justice ministry that the religious organization be considered an extremist group.

the joke tells itself :toofunny:

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dopega   Paws Up 2,172
dopega
5 minutes ago, Rabbit Heart said:

No one is killing anyone in this story! I'm just saying that those organisations should not promote themselves the way they do. It's annoying and unnecessary! 

I know it's annoying but banning them is not the solution.

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Lassex   Paws Up 1,159
Lassex

Ironically, they're the most peaceful religious group ever. I wish they wouldn't have to face this kind of injustice. I'm personally an atheist but I still find this ban unneccessary. Sure, Jehovah's witnesses are annoying but they are relatively harmless.

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gagzus   Paws Up 7,600
gagzus

Doesn't surprise me bc we live in a world where a man the same shade of orange as my grandmother's kitchen wants to ban religious freedom in America too. Plus Russia is a country that publicly denies they aren't homophobes but teaches homophobia in schools, allows you to assault, rape and murder LGBT citizens and more. Nothing honestly surprises me anymore.

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