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US Urges Uganda to Void Anti-Gay Law

The United States is urging Uganda to repeal a law that criminalizes homosexuality with punishments up to life in prison. The White House issued a statement saying Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni "took Uganda a step backward" by signing the law Monday. It said the measure is an affront and a danger to Ugandan gays, and reflects poorly on the country's human rights record. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the U.S. is reviewing its relationship with Uganda as a...

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