Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Please give now to support our work. Update: On October 12, a government spokesperson, Ofwono Opondo, tweeted that the government "does not intend to introduce any new law with regards to regulation of LGBT activities in Uganda because the current provisions in the penal code are sufficient. Kampala — Ugandan authorities should thoroughly investigate the fatal attack on October 4, on an activist for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT people, Human Rights Watch said today. The death of the activist, Brian Wasswa, comes as the Ugandan government calls for reintroducing an anti-homosexuality bill that would provide the death penalty for consensual same-sex acts. Wasswa, 28, was attacked at his home in Jinja, a city in eastern Uganda.
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The Ugandan parliament is considering legislation that would apply the death penalty and other draconian punishments for homosexuality. A number of prominent evangelicals, including the Rev. Rick Warren, have condemned the measure. The problem is that in modern society, we have let the liberals and heathen define the values for us.
In the sermon, delivered on June 2, the pastor, Grayson Fritts, also called for the government to send a riot team to a Pride parade scheduled for June 22 in Knoxville. He said L. God said homosexuality should be punished with the death penalty, as set forth in Leviticus No homosexual will be allowed to attend or join All Scripture Baptist Church. Fritts had worked on as a detective.