US Department of State Praises Botswana for Decriminalizing Homosexual Behavior

WASHINGTON (AFP) The United States on Thursday welcomed the decriminalization of homosexuality in Botswana, calling on other countries to follow its example.

“We are pleased by #Botswana’s High Court decision to decriminalize same-sex relationships — an historic moment in protecting human rights for all,” State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said on Twitter.

“Congrats to the brave people who worked for this outcome. We hope other countries follow Botswana’s example.”

Proverbs 24:24-25 says, “He that saith unto the wicked, ‘Thou art righteous,’ him shall the people curse, nations shall abhor him, but to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come upon them.”

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