by Ty Cobb of Human Rights Campaign | As posted on HRC’s Back Story Blog
Today, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed a senate resolution (S. Res. 409) by voice vote that calls on members of the Parliament in Uganda to reject the proposed Anti-Homosexuality Bill, 2009. The Anti-Homosexuality Bill, 2009 would make homosexuality in Uganda punishable by life imprisonment or even death. The bill was introduced in Uganda’s parliament on October 13, 2009, where it remains pending. Read more.