All right, this news is nothing earth-shattering, but definately a step in the right direction.... -------------------- Sources: US to sign UN gay rights declaration The Obama administration will endorse a U.N. declaration calling for the worldwide decriminalization of homosexuality that then-President George W. Bush had refused to sign, The Associated Press has learned. U.S. officials said Tuesday they had notified the declaration's French sponsors that the administration wants to be added as a supporter. The Bush administration was criticized in December when it was the only western government that refused to sign on. The move was made after an interagency review of the Bush administration's position on the nonbinding document, which was signed by all 27 European Union members as well as Japan, Australia, Mexico and three dozen other countries, the officials said. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because Congress was still being notified of the decision. They said the administration had decided to sign the declaration to demonstrate that the United States supports human rights for all. -------------------- Jeez Louise! -- I wonder why the Bush administration had so much trouble with signing onto a "nonbinding document" that every other western government endorsed? It's not like the U.N. is "redefining marriage" for crying out loud! Just making a simple, positive statement: the worldwide decriminalization of homosexuality.