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News

Pope Benedict Blesses Top Lawmaker Pushing Uganda’s Kill The Gays Bill

by David Badash ● 7:56 PM December 13, 2012
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Pope Benedict yesterday blessed Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker of the Uganda Parliament who promised to pass the Kill The Gays bill as a “Christmas gift” to Christians.

News

GetEQUAL Calls On US Senators To Repudiate Uganda Kill The Gays Bill

by David Badash ● 1:50 PM December 4, 2012
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In lengthy statement, LGBT activists GetEQUAL label Anti-Homosexuality Bill “colonial homophobia,” and link its creation to American Evangelicals.

Legislation

Kill The Gays Bill: Uganda Expert Calls Out Journalists For False Reports Of Death Penalty Removal

by David Badash ● 12:22 PM November 30, 2012
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One of America’s top experts on Uganda’s “Kill The Gays” bill is calling out journalists by name for repeated false claims that Uganda has removed the death penalty.

Bigotry Watch

Fischer: ‘There Is No Kill The Gays Bill In Uganda — Doesn’t Exist’

by David Badash ● 11:49 AM November 29, 2012
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Bryan Fischer falsely claims, “The bill in Uganda that makes homosexual behavior against the law, it does not have a death penalty for gays in it.” It does.

International

Ugandan Activists: Kill The Gays Bill Still Contains Death Penalty

by David Badash ● 2:05 PM November 28, 2012
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LGBT activists in Uganda state the infamous “Kill The Gays” bill still contains the death penalty, contrary to what some media outlets and Ugandan politicians claim.

News

Scott Lively: Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill’s Expected Passage A ‘Huge Blessing’

by David Badash ● 12:46 PM November 26, 2012
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Scott Lively says Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill, aka the “Kill The Gays” bill, “is a huge blessing for Uganda.” Lively claims the death penalty has been removed.

Human Rights

Death Penalty For Being Gay: Uganda Kill The Gays Bill Fast-Tracked

by David Badash ● 12:29 PM July 28, 2011
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Uganda’s infamous Kill The Gays bill is being fast-tracked through Parliament. The Anti-Homosexuality Bill was far from dead, and was never shelved.

International

Kill The Gays Bill: Uganda Parliament Adjourns Without Action – For Now

by David Badash ● 9:13 AM May 13, 2011
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The Uganda Kill The Gays bill – with the death penalty provision intact – was not discussed in Parliament Friday, as it adjourned on a technicality.

Bigotry Watch

Death Penalty For Being Gay: Uganda Kill The Gays Bill Soon To Be Law?

by David Badash ● 1:04 PM May 10, 2011
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Uganda’s “Kill The Gays” bill, which would provide the death penalty for the “crime” of being gay, is about to come to a vote in the next 24 hours.

International

Uganda: Kill The Gays Bill Moving Forward Unchanged, Contrary To Reports

by David Badash ● 9:05 AM April 27, 2011
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The Uganda Kill The Gays bill, which mandates the death penalty for the “crime” of homosexuality, may pass with the death penalty provision included.