Author of Uganda’s “Anti-Homosexuality Bill” defends the bill and tells NPR that homosexuality is a “learned behavior”
VPR (6:16 min. audio): Uganda’s parliament is expected to vote Friday on a bill that would impose harsh punishments on homosexuals. The Associated Press reports that the original bill requires the death penalty for “serial offenders,” life imprisonment for those convicted of homosexual acts, and a seven year prison sentence for those aiding and abetting homosexual acts. Host Michel Martin speaks with the author of Uganda’s anti-gay bill, David Bahati, about the bill’s potential impact in Uganda if it passes.