Finnish Court Clears Lawmaker of Charges Over Homosexuality Comments
If you think that there's no such thing as an LGBT mafia in the US, ask NCAA women swimmers who were warned against commenting on Lia Thomas.
Surprisingly, the Mafia is not as powerful in Finland. There, apparently, even Christians still have some right to free speech.
A district court on Wednesday cleared a Finnish Christian Democrat lawmaker of charges of agitating against gay people after she described homosexuality as a "developmental disorder" and a sin.
In a case without precedent in Finland, the Helsinki district court had to weigh the importance of free speech and whether citing the Bible can be considered a crime against concerns over basic rights and protection of minorities.
"Obviously, Christians sticking to the Bible's teachings have the right to participate in public debate,..."
Well, overseas, anyway.
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