By Peter J. Smith
UNITED NATIONS, July 23, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Quebec homosexual group has received “consultative” status at the United Nations after its application was first denied in January, and now it plans to marshal world governments to support its homosexual agenda in the Islamic and third world countries that originally opposed it.
After much lobbying from Canadian UN representative Hugh Adsett, the Coaltion gaie et lesbienne du Quebec (CGLQ) gained its long sought “consultative status” from the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Member governments voted to approve CGLQ’s application for observer status with 22 in favour, 13 against, 13 abstaining and 6 absent.
On Friday, ECOSOC voted to uphold and then reverse the January decision of the NGO committee dominated by Islamic and third world nations, which had banded together to reject the CGLQ’s application for “consultative” status. With the backing of Russia and China, Egypt, Guinea, Pakistan, Qatar, Sudan, and Burundi, the NGO committee defeated the activist group’s application. The CGLQ had been supported by the United States, the United Kingdom, Colombia, Israel, Peru, and Romania. (https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2007/feb/07020603.html)
Adsett defended the decision to approve the Quebec homosexual group saying that “diverse voices” should be heard at the UN “even if some governments don’t agree with some (activists), they should not be excluded.”
However CanWest News Service reports that Yvan Lapointe, CGLQ’s executive director, has said CGLQ plans to use the UN as a launching platform for spreading the homosexual agenda, especially into many of the countries that voted against giving it greater status in the UN.
“It may take many years in places like Egypt, where there’s been extensive persecution, or Iran, where they hang homosexuals,” said Lapointe. “We’ll not only be reaching out to homosexual activists in those countries, but we’ll be asking our government why we’re trading with them and others.”
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