START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x
Apr 11, 2010

HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUE:
DON'T LET THIS URGENT MATTER SLIDE!
PETITION: Uganda's Anti-Gay Bill Threatens Human Rights
.
If passed, Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill would start a witch-hunt for homosexuals in the country. Its punishments include:
.
* A 7 year jail sentence for consenting adults who have LGBT sex
* A life sentence for people in same-sex marriages
* Extradition and prosecution of LGBT Ugandans living abroad
* The death penalty for adults who have LGBT sex with minors or who communicate HIV via LGBT sex, regardless of condom usage
* Jail for anyone who doesn't report suspected LGBT activity within 24 hours
.
The bill also endangers HIV/AIDS programs, and may be exploited by those wanting to abolish these programs.
.
This proposed legislation is anti-ethical, anti-equality and anti-human rights. Tell Uganda's President Museveni that this bill is unacceptable, and that people should not be criminalized for sexual orientation or gender identity.
.
Already signed the petition?
Thank you! Please consider forwarding it to your friends to spread the word.
To find out more on Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill, links to our continued coverage of this story are provided below:
.
President Obama Condemns Uganda's 'Odious' Anti-Homosexuality Bill
.
Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill: Rick Warren Speaks Out
.
Ugandan Gay Death Penalty Bill: Sweden Threatens to Withdraw Aid, Should the USA?
.
Uganda's Gay Death Penalty Bill is 'Morally Repugnant' Says United Reform Church
.
Uganda's 'Kill the Gays' Bill on the Backburner?
.
ARTICLES - TO DO LIST... 
Add comments; follow up; blog; newsify; add to facebook; email; tweet and retweet! 
                 
My thanks to Steve Williams for caring enough to make a difference.

Visibility: Everyone
Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted: Apr 11, 2010 6:19pm

 

 
 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.

Author

Jenny Dooley
, 3, 2 children
Sydney, Australia
Shares by Type:
All (348) | Blog (298) | Alert (14) | Top 10 List (1) | Recipe (8) | Photo (1) | Tribute (1) | Message (25)

Showing shares tagged with: united_reform_church [show all]
SHARES FROM JENNY'S NETWORK
Mar
31
(1 comments  |  discussions )
\\nZEN was suspended by Eric with no warning. We don\\\'t know any reasons nor how long it will last....\\r\\nI asked about it on the forum but my post was immediately deleted. 2 threads and petitions about Zen also. And 2 her help-groups. :-(\\r\\nUntill to...
Feb
18
(0 comments  |  discussions )
Look Grandma I can stand!!
(0 comments  |  discussions )
Bath time is FUN time!!
(0 comments  |  discussions )
I love it when someone reads too me!!
(0 comments  |  discussions )
Just pink!!  I am the best Valentine you could have! Think Pink!
(0 comments  |  discussions )
Ally Jo my little Valentine.
(0 comments  |  discussions )
Look out!!  This guy just got his drivers permit!  Nathan, I am proud of you sweetheart! My first grandchild driving!
(0 comments  |  discussions )
This is my oldest daughter and her son. My Grandson!
(0 comments  |  discussions )
\\r\\nCOME TO: \\r\\nTucson\\\' s 32nd Annual Peace Fair and Music Festival2014 Theme: Climate JusticeThis FREE event is Arizona\\\'s largest gathering of Peace, Justice, and Environmental groups, with Live Music, Tables, Food, Entertainment, Children\\\'s ...
(0 comments  |  0 discussions )
\\n\\r\\nHello my C2 Family, \\r\\nFirst let me say Thank You to those of you who have so sweetly fwd my posts. You are SO AWESOME!! I will never forget your help. Anytime I can repay the favour, please tell me. Second, my Submit button has disappeared lea...