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MoveOn petition on Spokane sister city years behind the times

A liberal political group trying to rally its members to fight discrimination against gays and lesbians in Russia asked Spokane residents Wednesday to petition their City Council to cut “sister city” ties to a Russian city. briefly had Spokane on a list of 27 cities for which it was pushing petitions to punish the Russians for threatening to enforce laws against homosexuals, bisexuals and transgender people during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

There was just one little problem…


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