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    Government pardons thousands of gay men - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38814338

    Thousands of gay and bisexual men found guilty of decades-old sexual offences have been posthumously pardoned, the UK government has announced.
    The enactment of the so-called Alan Turing law means thousands will be cleared of crimes of which they would be innocent today.
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    Government pardons thousands of gay men - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38814338

    Thousands of gay and bisexual men found guilty of decades-old sexual offences have been posthumously pardoned, the UK government has announced.
    The enactment of the so-called Alan Turing law means thousands will be cleared of crimes of which they would be innocent today.
    Definitely a nice change of pace for the news, and really wonderful to hear about!
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    The problem with this is it's just silly to pander to a few people, why is it only these people? Should all the Catholics that had terrible things done to them for being Catholics be pardoned? Why has this not happened already? And while we're at it, why not do it the other way, so if you did something that is now illegal convict you for it even it wasn't illegal at the time?

    This makes no real sense.
 
 
 
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