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State Department issues warning on overseas Pride events

Posted on AllSides May 17th, 2024
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The State Department has issued a worldwide travel advisory urging U.S. citizens overseas to stay alert at upcoming Pride celebrations due to the potential for increased violence against people in the LGBTQ+ community.

“Due to the potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations, or violent actions against U.S. citizens and interests, the Department of State advises U.S. citizens overseas to exercise increased caution,” the State Department said. “Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists, including Pride celebrations and venues frequented by LGBTQI+ persons.” 

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