No to Madness: Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni Signs an Anti-Gay Bill Into Law

Yoweri Museveni
President Yoweri Museveni

Senseful African continent leaders have been vigorously fighting the western world’s LGBTQ agenda with full force.

And this tactical and lawful war had been going on for more than a decade.

Africa, a continent blessed with beautiful, sweet, and curvacious women from different countries and ethnicities, sees no reason to tolerate and allow same-sex marriage, which even animals aren’t into.

In 2014, Nigeria's then-President Goodluck Jonathan passed legislation criminalizing same-sex relationships, rejecting Western pressure on LGBT rights and sparking US condemnation.

The bill imposes prison sentences of up to 14 years for anyone who participate in gay marriage, same-sex unions, or any other type of amorous interaction.

And many African countries follows the path, and signs anti-gay bill into law with different penalities according to their cultural or religious beliefs.

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed a contentious anti-gay bill into law on Monday, according to his administration and the country's parliament, instituting punitive laws against homosexuality that have been labeled as among the worst in the world.

Museveni " has assented to the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023. It now becomes the Anti-Homosexuality Act 2023," according to a statement made on the presidency's official Twitter account.

Uganda's parliament announced on Twitter that Museveni has agreed to a fresh draft of the legislation that legislators adopted earlier this month.

The president had asked MPs to revise the bill, but most of the draconian sections that sparked outrage in the West were kept.

The modified version specified that while identifying as gay would not be a crime, "engaging in acts of homosexuality" would be a felony punishable by life in prison.

Although Museveni recommended parliamentarians to remove a section that made "aggravated homosexuality" a capital offense, lawmakers refused, meaning that repeat offenders might face the death penalty.

For many years, Uganda has avoided the use of the death penalty.

The bill has been criticized by the US, the EU, and international human rights organizations, but it has widespread public support in Uganda.

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