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White House imposes penalties on
Uganda after anti-gay law

Miami Herald, by Anita Kumar

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Posted By:jackson, 6/20/2014 8:43:12 AM

The White House announced Thursday that it will impose further penalties against Uganda after its president signed a law that toughens punishments against gays and defines some homosexual acts as crimes punishable by life in prison. The admnistration will prevent Ugandan officials involved in serious human rights abuses, including against LGBT individuals, into the United States; discontinue or redirect money for certain programs involving the Ugandan Police Force, Ministry of Health and National Public Health Institute; and cancel plans to hold a U.S. military-sponsored aviation exercise in Uganda

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The "White House imposes"? America imposes? Who imposes? And what business is Uganda law to the White House. Any wonder why this country is hated. Hated and mocked.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: revdeppisch316, 6/20/2014 8:54:55 AM     (No. 9893269)

How about sanctions against Russia? Or China? There are many disagreements we have with other sovereign nations-- The White House needs to tidy up it´s own house nd leave ther coot heir own rule of law.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mark34, 6/20/2014 9:05:26 AM     (No. 9893280)

Obama is determined to make the world-wide promotion of homosexuality his legacy. Maybe this is the "change" he kept talking about in the 2008 campaign, without revealing the details.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 6/20/2014 9:07:35 AM     (No. 9893281)

I wouldn´t be surprised if Russia or China will step in and fill the gaps to gain a good foothold in Africa. Maybe even Saudi Arabia will step in. No one needs, or really wants, the U.S. anymore thanks to Obama.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 6/20/2014 9:19:33 AM     (No. 9893292)

I´m getting a pretty good idea of where we can stick his "presidential library."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 6/20/2014 9:40:48 AM     (No. 9893312)

The Presiding Officer of Queer Nation.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: SnowQueen, 6/20/2014 9:56:46 AM     (No. 9893337)

Obama wants the whole world to be gay. I´m sorry, but that´s going to be a tough sell.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: caddyjak, 6/20/2014 10:12:58 AM     (No. 9893348)

I agree with the White House on this. Such a law would forbid Obama from ever visiting Uganda under penalty of imprisonment.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: nevernaught, 6/20/2014 10:20:36 AM     (No. 9893362)

This got me to thinking... perhaps all those border crashers are Gay and he´s planning a party.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: horacer, 6/20/2014 11:05:53 AM     (No. 9893433)

If your attitude towards the LGBT crowd defines how we treat you then no more Taliban prisoner deals. The Taliban held public executions of gay men in their UN financed soccer stadium, thousands of them.

In Africa being gay also leads to the spread of AIDs.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: jfodoch, 6/20/2014 12:05:26 PM     (No. 9893568)

This is an issue of the day? We´re living in a parallel universe!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Marzon, 6/20/2014 12:26:44 PM     (No. 9893598)

How many speeches has this idiot given in which he states we have too often sought to impose our values on other cultures and that it was wrong to do so? Apparently that doesn´t apply if the issue has anything to do with the homos.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: dman, 6/20/2014 1:18:55 PM     (No. 9893671)

Now, if the Ugandans would only stick to persecuting Christians, the Emperor would have no problem with them. /s

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