My “feeling” has always been that these Christians are using Africa as an experiment. Trying out what they would like happen in the USA!!
By Melanie Nathan, January 20, 2014
When religious extremists in the form of Lou Engle, Scott Lively and others found that their war against homosexuality was floundering on home turf, they scrambled to capture a world ripe for scapegoating, using the Bible to spin their hateful yarn on African soil. Uganda became a target and they were successful.
Their target included, not only the general Ugandan populace, but also the Ugandan politicians and Members of Parliament, who subscribed to their interpretations, that Gays are not fit to live “because the Bible says so!.” This trend has spread across the continent. And anti-gay laws have been passed, compliments U.S. Evangelicals.
Some Evangelicals have distanced themselves from the fringe and barbaric rhetoric, but others have continued to subscribe to it, including the preachers who took to the Ugandan stages over the past years, where they participated in events that called for the…
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