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Ugandan President Signs Anti-Gay Bill Into Law

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed a new law that carries harsh penalties for gay sex.The president signed the "Anti-Homosexuality Bill" in Kampala Monday at a public event surrounded by government officials.Mr. Museveni asserted that studies show homosexuality to be a choice, not a genetic trait. He also said groups are trying to recruit young Ugandans into a gay lifestyle.The country's parliament passed the measure in December, with a 14-year sentence for...

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