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Ugandan President Signs Anti-Gay Bill Into Law

The United States is urging Uganda to repeal the new anti-gay law that President Yoweri Museveni signed on Monday.A statement from the White House said Mr. Museveni "took Uganda a step backward" by signing the law, which it said is an affront and a danger to Ugandan gays and reflects poorly on the country's human rights record. It predicted the law will undermine public health, including efforts to combat AIDS.Among other measures, the law imposes harsh new penalties for gay...

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