Rev. Dr. Cindi Love, our executive director, recently published an article on The Huffington Post entitled “Would Jesus Discriminate?: Responding to Uganda’s Gay Death Penalty Bill”
If David Bahati succeeds in passing the death penalty for homosexuals in Uganda, we need to pray for our own deliverance in the United States. Analysts tell us that at least 10 African nations will follow his lead immediately. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Uganda are already in hiding or on the run. Children, women and men infected with HIV/AIDS are being denied treatment. Zimbabwe is already on a parallel track. We don’t think of Bahati in the same way that we think of Mugabe of Zimbabwe — one smiles and says he loves gay people. The other reeks of violence. Yet, they are the same wolf at our door.
If Bahati succeeds, we will have allowed him to set the gold standard for wide-spread consumer adoption of sanctioned genocide of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. He and his USA-based radical fundamentalist/evangelical cronies have achieved critical mass in Uganda (more than 90 percent of the people say that homosexuality is a sin and a crime). His message has been clear, consistent and unwavering — the three tenants of great marketing.
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