Ed Team

Ellen on Uganda

Filed By Ed Team | December 18, 2009 7:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Ellen DeGeneres, lesbian, Uganda

"I'm so thankful for the freedoms that we have in this country; the freedom of speech, the freedom to vote and the freedom to love who we want.

And I want to say that what's happening in Uganda makes me incredibly sad. There's an "Anti-Gay Bill" that's proposing to jail homosexuals. They are trying to give life sentences to same-sex couples, and the bill even proposes that they jail anyone who fails to report "gay activity" to the police within 24 hours.

This is a horrible violation of human rights and I can't believe something like this is being discussed in this day and age."

--Ellen Degeneres on proposed legislation in Uganda to apply the death penalty to homosexuality


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