Gulf countries testing gay travelers

Kuwait and other Gulf states are planning to test travelers with a chemical designed to detect gay people -- and bar them from entering the country.

UK's Daily Mail reports the Gulf Corporation member countries – Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates -- already ban homosexual sex acts as unlawful.

Kuwait plans to use a test to detect the health status of travelers -- specifically testing for diseases and conditions known to afflict gays, such as HIV, pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and Kaposi's Sarcoma.

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Barack Obama Edward Snowden

President Obama is not playing; he revoked NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's passport, leaving him a man in limbo with no country to turn to. It is nearly impossible to travel anywhere in the world without a passport. Snowden is currently a guest of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Yesterday, Snowden withdrew his request for asylum in Russia because he didn't agree with Putin's rules. Putin had offered to grant Snowden asylum in Russia only if he stopped leaking Obama's secrets.

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