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Gay pardon law sought to clear convicted

MRA says it's time to set records to rights

Manx homosexuals prosecuted before their rights were recognised and extended in 1992 should be pardoned - according to the Manx Rainbow Association.  

The subject has been resurrected by UK Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement of a commitment to implement the so-called Alan Turing law.

The WWII code-breaker was pardoned posthumously in 2013 - decades after his conviction in 1952, when he was chemically castrated for his sexual orientation.

Director Lee Vorster says it's time to set the history records to rights here.

He explains why it isn't better to simply leave the past where it is:

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