Statement By President Barack Obama On The Anti-Homosexuality Bill In Uganda   Leave a comment

If the United States is to be consistent in its’ values – especially in regards to human rights – , then Uganda – until this horrible law of theirs is repealed – should frankly be treated as a pariah nation by the West.

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By Jueseppi B.

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Statement by President Barack Obama on the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 16, 2014

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As a country and a people, the United States has consistently stood for the protection of fundamental freedoms and universal human rights.  We believe that people everywhere should be treated equally, with dignity and respect, and that they should have the opportunity to reach their fullest potential, no matter who they are or whom they love.

That is why I am so deeply disappointed that Uganda will shortly enact legislation that would criminalize homosexuality.  The Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda, once law, will be more than an affront and a danger to the gay community in Uganda.  It will be a step backward for all Ugandans and reflect poorly on Uganda’s commitment to protecting the human rights of its people.  It also…

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Posted February 16, 2014 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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