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Uganda Revives Gay Death Penalty Bill

Sponsor confident it'll be law "soon."

(Newser) - A Ugandan lawmaker says he’s confident that his bill to make homosexuality punishable by death or imprisonment will be law “soon.” The bill was thought to have been permanently shelved thanks to international outcry, but David Bahati tells CNN that’s not the case. “We are... More »

Ugandan Newspaper Outs Gays, Suggests Lynching

'Hang Them' banner proclaims, alongside addresses

(Newser) - A Ugandan newspaper recently ran a front-page story giving pictures, names, and addresses of Uganda’s “top homos,” beneath a headline that read “Hang Them.” Since the story ran on Oct. 9 in a newspaper called Rolling Stone—no relation to the American magazine of the... More »

Gay Death Penalty Bill Linked to 3 US Evangelicals

Uganda bill introduced after series of anti-gay talks

(Newser) - Uganda introduced its bill calling for the death penalty for those who engage in homosexual behavior one month after a three-day series of anti-gay lectures presented by three American evangelical Christians to thousands of Ugandans. The theme of the event was the "hidden and dark agenda” of gays and... More »

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