Tuesday, January 12 2010
The government of Uganda has not taken any position on the bill that is before parliament and it will hold discussions with MP David Bahati to reach an agreed position. This revelation was made today in Entebbe during the NRM's National Executive Conference at State House.
The president told the delegates that much as Uganda has the right to protect its cultures and values, there is need to exercise extreme caution while dealing with the anti-gay bill that is before parliament. The bill that was presented by Ndorwa West MP proposes alife sentence or death penalty for gays.
However, many are of the view that the death penalty should be removed. Church leaders among those who support the scrapping of death penalty. Several world leaders have been calling the President to find out the progress oof the bill that is before parliament.
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