Melanie: “My sources say its NOT been signed. But if time has expired that means it will be law by itself. “
By Melanie Nathan, February 23, 2014.
The Anti-Homosexuality Bill passed the Ugandan parliament on December 20, 2013. Although the Washington Blade and others report that the Anti-Homosexuality Bill has been signed, sources from the State House in Uganda inform us is that it has yet to be signed by president Museveni.
The Anti-Homosexuality Bill of Uganda, once referred to as the “Kill the Gays Bill,” has been no stranger to controversy, with its surreptitious and quorum-less passage in Parliament, the failure of the Ugandan Parliament, despite numerous requests, to provide the passed and reportedly amended Bill, to press and public, and the inability of Parliament to publicize an exact date when the Bill was provided to President Museveni for his assent.
The Ugandan President, faced with an extremely powerful political tool in the form of this Bill, has 3 options at this stage. He can assent to it, ignore it…
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