EU: Reports on Buttiglione "hearing" in the European Parliament 5 October

Reports in euobserver (link) eupolitix (link) "Being gay is a sin" - Independent (link) Reuters (link) Socialist group expresses serious doubts on suitability (link) Mr Josep Borrell, President of the European Parliament, said:

"Quite frankly, as a Spanish citizen, I wouldn't want to have a justice minister who thinks that homosexuality is a sin and that women should stay at home and have children under the protection of their husbands. I don't think that at this moment in time we can have such people in charge of justice - especially justice... Perhaps if he were in charge of beetroots, it wouldn't be so serious.”


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