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davidinalameda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 04:27 PM
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Uganda To Jail Same-Sex Couples Who Marry
http://www.365gay.com/newscon05/07/070705uganda.htm

Uganda's parliament has passed tough new laws against gays in the African nation. The new law makes it a criminal offense for same-sex couples to marry.

"Parliament has adopted a proposal to amend the Constitution so as to criminalize same-sex marriages," Bernard Eceru, a spokesperson for the government told the Ugandan Newspaper. Eceru said that 111 MPs voted in favor of the amendment, 17 against and three abstained.

Specific jail terms for offenders were not included in the legislation but are to be laid out in revisions to the Ugandan penal code at a later date, Eceru told the paper.

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gmoney Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 04:33 PM
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1. Yeah, nothing deters homosexuality like PRISON
Great plan, guys...
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johannes1984 Donating Member (210 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 04:45 PM
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2. yep yep
it's a nation were a lot of evangelical groups are really active ....need i say more
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section321 Donating Member (632 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 04:54 PM
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3. Oh, if only we could be more like Uganda
Just goes to show where the religious right stand on this issue. They would love this kind of outcome here.
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