Professor Traces History Of Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill

May 12, 2011

NPR Staff

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Host Michel Martin continues the conversation about Uganda's "Anti-Homosexuality Bill" that is expected to go to a vote this Friday. The Associated Pressreports that the original bill called for harsh punishments on gays and lesbians, including capital punishment and life imprisonment for those convicted. Martin discusses the bill's history and the rising tension around homosexuality in Uganda with Grove City College professor Dr. E. Warren Throckmorton, who has been closely following this bill on his web site. Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit