The head of the State Duma Committee on Family Affairs, Nina Ostanina, has prepared a bill on criminal liability in the form of imprisonment for up to 5 years for repeated violations of the law on “LGBT propaganda, pedophilia and sex change. About this with reference to the document informs “RIA News”.

Details. According to the publication, Ostanina proposed to introduce three new articles into the Criminal Code. The bill provides for punishment in the form of corrective or forced labor for up to two years, or arrest for up to four months, or imprisonment for up to two years.

For similar acts committed against minors, the punishment includes up to four years of forced labor or up to five years in prison.

At the same time, the first deputy head of the Duma Committee on Legislation, Irina Pankina statedthat “it is premature to think about criminalizing LGBT propaganda.”

What you need to know. In November, Nina Ostanina already proposed introducing criminal liability for repeated “LGBT propaganda.” She prepared the bill for the second reading. Then the State Duma Committee on State Construction and Legislation rejected the proposal.

A bill to ban “LGBT propaganda” among adults was adopted at the end of November. The document introduces administrative liability for “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations, pedophilia and gender reassignment among children and adults.”

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