Last week Nigeria's president, Goodluck Jonathan, signed the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act, which provides penalties of up to 14 years in jail for a gay marriage and up to 10 years' imprisonment for membership or encouragement of gay clubs, societies and organizations.
The bill undermines Uganda's human rights protection, breaches its international treaty obligations and violates Uganda's own constitution.
In his film, Roger Ross Williams explores and exposes the connections between evangelicalism in North America and in Uganda, suggesting that the North American influence is the reason behind the controversial Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill.
Recently, I have been reading evangelical Christians complaining about being persecuted in places like North Korea, yet this is the kind of despicable behavior the very same Christians are promoting in other parts of the world.
Interesting enough, Uganda shows up third in the world as viewing gay porn on the internet.
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