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EU considers legal action against Poland over “LGBT-free” zones – sources

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s executive is considering legal action against Poland over “LGBT-free” zones set up by some local authorities there, two officials told Reuters. The EU says LGBT rights must be respected in all member states, but Poland’s ruling nationalist party has made anti-gay policies part of its governing platform. In March it explicitly banned same-sex couples from adopting children, while more than 100 towns and areas have declared themselves “LGBT-free”. “We are checking if there is a violation of EU treaties” in the creation of those zones, said one EU officia…

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