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The United States has an opportunity to help Russian gays avoid the fate of German Jews in the 1930s. While all gays from countries with harsh anti-gay laws need to be encouraged to apply for asylum, the impending publicity of the Winter Olympics demands a high-profile response to the present uptick in persecution there. Congress should also appropriate funds to help Russian gays resettle in the United States.

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  • President of the United States
    Hon. Barack Obama

    Mark Olmsted started this petition with a single signature, and now has 118 supporters. Start a petition today to change something you care about.