Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Uganda Lawmakers to Bring Anti-Homosexuality Bill to Floor of Parliament
According to this news report from Uganda’s NTV, the Parliament’s Business Committee met today and agreed to move the revivedAnti-Homosexuality Bill forward to the full house, possibly as early as tomorrow when the Ninth Parliament begins its third sitting following its Christmas break. There are reports that several lawmakers in Parliament are aggressively pushing for the bill’s passage as part of broader anger over the American and British announcements making nations’ protections of LGBT rights a component of foreign policy. More.