The EU’s roadmap against homophobia

Austrian MEP Ulrike Lunacek’s recently put forward the “Report on the EU Roadmap against homophobia and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity”. This is one of a number of Own-Initiative-Reports that pass through the European Parliament every so often. They are non-binding, and often comment on issues that are outside the EU’s…

BY ADOPTING THE “LUNACEK REPORT” THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT HAS TURNED DOWN HUMAN RIGHTS FOR ALL

With 394 to 176 votes with 72 abstentions, the European Parliament has today adopted the highly controversial “Lunacek-Report” despite unprecedented massive protests by European citizens. In doing so, the European Parliament has severely damaged its own pretensions to represent the people that elect it. Even worse: by adopting this report, which advocates legal privileges for…