Activists defiant as Uganda proposes death penalty for gay sex

Activists defiant as Uganda proposes death penalty for gay sex
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The Ugandan government’s plan to reintroduce a bill that could impose the death penalty for homosexuality is being met with defiance from the LGBTQ community in the East African nation, activists told CNN.

Ugandan Ethics Minister Simon Lokodo, in an interview with local media Thursday, said present laws criminalizing gay sex – which in theory can come with a life sentence – were not tough enough.

When asked by a presenter on local NTV why the bill is being introduced now,