Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Scotland’s First Minister apologizes for gay convictions

Scotland’s devolved government today (November 7) issued an apology to men that had previously been convicted of same-sex activity that is no longer illegal. It simultaneously passed new legislation that would allow them to clear their names and see such convictions wiped from criminal records. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the country’s parliament that it was…


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