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Uganda – further news reports

The Uganda Monitor has an article Museveni will block anti-gay Bill – reports.

The BBC says Uganda fear over gay death penalty plans.

Ecumenical News International reports World church leader concerned about Uganda anti-homosexual bill.

CBS News has Republicans Condemn Uganda’s Anti-Gay Bill, and see also Members of U.S. Congress Invoke their Faith to Oppose Ugandan anti-Gay law.

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Father Ron. Smith
Father Ron. Smith
10 years ago

“It’s not an inborn orientation, it’s a behaviour learnt – and it can be unlearnt. That’s why we are encouraging churches and mosques to continue rehabilitating and cousnelling these people (gays) – David Bahati, proponent of the new Anti-Gay Legislation in Uganda. This is further evidence of the stone-age mentality of certain African politicians, and Church officials in Africa and elsewhere – who continue to ignore modern scientific research and evidence from homosexual people whose orientation is nothing of their own choice, but an inherent part of their natural human being. To impose any sort of criminality label onto those… Read more »

drdanfee
drdanfee
10 years ago

I note that finally Integrity Uganda has been short listed as one of the allegedly notorious organizations which majority Ugandan leadership false witness claims is by definition devoted to some straight African religious fantasy of ‘gay recruiting.’ This is scary indeed, if any African straight person sincerely believes that some bad juju could magically ‘train’ them into being a queer person. Not only do real queer people not really exist – they are all defined prejudicially ahead of time as straights behaving very badly – but an even sillier notion is that in some vague manner, a straight citizen can… Read more »

Fr John E. Harris-White
Fr John E. Harris-White
10 years ago

It is not only church leaders of the world, but government leaders, the United Nations which need to speak out loud and clear that was is being proposed in Uganda is against all human undrstanding of humanity. It takes not only Uganda, but the world back to the ignorant ages of suspicion. But we forget that in ancient and aboriginal tribes the Shaman or Holy Man was more often than not a homosexual person. We often like to forget the history of the past, both aboroginal, and the early church. Love of a person is God given, not created. Fr… Read more »

Barb Lewis
Barb Lewis
10 years ago

If the news from Uganda as regards the anti-gay legislation had come from a European country it would not have taken but a minute to get a response from those who have been so slow to react to this genocidal bill. And we thought Idi Amin was bad.

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