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(CNN) -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed into law Monday a bill that criminalizes homosexuality...Homosexual acts are illegal in Uganda. The law toughens the penalties, including life imprisonment...The United States and Britain are among Uganda's largest donors.

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Uganda’s "Kill the Gays" bill imposes lifetime imprisonment for conviction of homosexuality, lifetime imprisonment for entering into a same-sex marriage, 7 years imprisonment for conducting a same-sex marriage, 7 years imprisonment for advocacy by or on behalf of LGBT people, 5 years imprisonment for providing housing to LGBT people, and 7 years imprisonment for providing services to LGBT people.

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  •  7 years for "advocacy" -- lovely. No more $ for (1+ / 0-)
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    that government.

    You have exactly 10 seconds to change that look of disgusting pity into one of enormous respect!

    by Cartoon Peril on Mon Feb 24, 2014 at 04:57:37 AM PST

  •  He stated he signed in spite of western interferen (1+ / 0-)
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    Blissfully unaware homophobia in his country was intentionally drummed up by westerners

  •  Chick fil A management supports this law in Uganda (2+ / 0-)
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    doroma, spacecadet1

    and has supported it for some time--monetarily and otherwise.  So when CFA says that they simply "disagree with the gay lifestyle" that is bullshit.  They support genocide against LGBT.

    "One of the boss' hangers-on sometimes comes to call, at times you least expect. Tryin' to bully you, strongarm you, inspire you with fear--it has the opposite effect."--Bob Dylan, "Floater"

    by oldmaestro on Mon Feb 24, 2014 at 06:26:30 AM PST

  •  This is a re-posting of my comment (1+ / 0-)
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    on the other diary about the Ugandan law.

    "Everyone should go out and pick up a copy
    of Jeff Sharlet's book C Street. There is a complete description of the connections between US congressmen (Inhofe, Brownback, Grassley and others) who are members of Doug Coe's group (the Fellowship or The Family) and behind the anti-gay Ugandan situation. The first proposal for a bill to make homosexuality a crime was proposed in 2009 by David Bahati, who is the secretary of "The Family's" Ugandan branch.

    This is a direct result of bat-shit crazy religious people who are well entrenched in the US government and its institutions expanding their "kingdom".

    In fact, people should also read Sharlet's The Family in order to put the whole picture together.  

    And just to let you know about the power this group has, Barack Obama always attends the Family sponsored Prayer Breakfast every year, and Hillary Clinton .... well there is a whole section of several pages on her entanglements with this group."

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