Uganda criminalization debate comes to the USA

I suppose it was bound to happen. The Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill has brought out some of the schisms among social conservatives over homosexuality. Christianity Today notes just two examples: Peter Sprigg's comment on Chris Matthews and Bryan Fischer's misuse of I Timothy 1. On Tuesday, MSNBC's Chris Matthews interviewed Peter Sprigg of the Family Research Council about the U.S. military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy (DADT). Sprigg, FRC's senior fellow for policy studies, said he would … [Read more...]

Ugandan reaction mixed to comments from Obama, Clinton

Yesterday morning at the National Prayer Breakfast, keynote speaker, Hillary Clinton criticized the Anti-Homosexuality Bill and President Barack Obama called the bill "odious." The reaction from┬áleaders in Uganda and Ugandans attending the National Prayer Breakfast┬áhas been mixed. Immediately Minister of Ethics and Integrity Nsaba Buturo reacted with defiance. Buturo, one of the main Ugandan proponents of the bill which would further criminalise homosexuality and even gay rights advocacy, … [Read more...]