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Nigerian lawmakers vote to outlaw gay marriage, curtail gay rights

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Nigerian lawmakers approved Thursday a bill to outlaw gay marriage and crack down on gay rights, including criminalising public displays of affection between same-sex couples.

The House of Representatives unanimously approved the bill providing for jail terms of up to 14 years for gay marriage.

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