Does Ugandan Speaker Kadaga’s Launch of Human Rights Checklist Impact the Anti-Homosexuality Bill


The rumblings in Uganda continue …. still concerned about LGBT right there. Speaker Kadaga launches “human rights” … ???

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Parliamentarians must apply Human Rights Test for Bills| Does this apply to the Kill the Gays Bill?

By Melanie Nathan, September 11, 2013.

Screen Shot 2013-09-11 at 10.56.53 AMIn an ironic quest for legitimacy on the issue of human rights, Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament has urged Members “to always ensure that the bills and motions they consider pass the human rights compliance test.” A new tool the Check List for Human Rights, a brain child of the Parliament Committee on Human Rights, was launched September 10 in Kampala, by the Speaker of Parliament Rt.Hon. Rebecca Kadaga. One wonders whether the speaker, a fan of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill (AHB), will allow the AHB to be subject to the very test she is touting. One thing is for sure and that is if the Ugandans are serious about this, it is not a happy moment for anti-gay extremist and author of the AHB, David Bahati.

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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