Skip to comments.Obama calls homosexuality one of our ‘fundamental freedoms’ in statement slamming Ugandan bill
Posted on 02/17/2014 11:04:13 PM PST by Morgana
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 17, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) President Barack Obama has elevated the right to have sex with a member of the same sex to the level of universal fundamental freedoms in a new presidential statement criticizing Uganda. But critics say his promotion of homosexuality in a continent that overwhelmingly opposes that behavior amounts to a form of liberal cultural imperialism.
Obama wrote on Sunday that he opposed a proposed bill in Uganda that would criminalize same-sex marriages and impose life imprisonment for repeated homosexual acts, among other provisions, because as a country and a people, the United States has consistently stood for the protection of fundamental freedoms and universal human rights.
Obama said the bill represents a serious setback for all those around the world who share a commitment to freedom, justice, and equal rights.
He added that he had conveyed the message that enacting this legislation will complicate our valued relationship with Uganda."
His reaction came after Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said last Friday that, after nearly two months deliberation, he would sign legislation that makes conducting a same-sex wedding punishable with seven years in prison. Infecting others with AIDS, having sex with minors, or repeated homosexual acts may earn life imprisonment. An earlier version of the bill called for the death penalty, but the provision was removed.
According to a spokesman, Museveni decided to sign the bill after scientists told him "there is no definitive gene responsible for homosexuality. He added that homosexual prostitution is what the president wants to prevent, especially after Presidential Adviser on Science Dr. Richard Tushemereirwe said that all homosexuality had serious public health consequences.
American observers said, while they may take a different approach than Museveni, President Obama's remarks are an act of cultural hubris.
His arrogance is breathtaking, Dr. Janice Shaw Crouse, director and senior fellow of Concerned Women for America's Beverly LaHaye Institute, told LifeSiteNews. The president repeatedly insists that his personal values and beliefs are equated with the nation's values and beliefs. When he insists that those controversial ideas constitute a human right, the president is saying that the deeply-held religious beliefs of many Americans are irrelevant.
He is also disregarding the views of most Africans, they say. An estimated 72 percent of all African nations have passed or are in the process of passing laws restricting public homosexual behavior.
Crouse told LifeSiteNews President Obama's actions are a form of cultural imperialism exporting the sexual crusade of a very small minority of Americans with outsized influence, who have tried to tear down the moral foundations of our nation as well as the rest of the world. President Obama in a tense moment with Senegalese President President Obama in a tense moment with Senegalese President Mackey Sall
Museveni's spokesman, Ofwono Opondo, said, This bill is very popular both within the parliament and Ugandan society, something they see as a measure to protect Ugandans from social deviants. Opposition to homosexuality is a pan-African concept held by Christians and Muslims.
"Obama of all people should realize how offensive his position on homosexuality is to devout Muslims, Dr. Crouse told LifeSiteNews.
President Obama has frayed relations with African leaders before. During his $100 million African trip last summer, President Obama provoked a clash with the president of Senegal, Macky Sall, over whether gay marriage should be legal. In August, Obama told Jay Leno on The Tonight Show that nations like Russia, which forbid same-sex marriage, are violating the basic morality, adding that he had no patience for countries that do not affirm gays or lesbians or transgender persons.
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Just last month Secretary of State John Kerry condemned Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan for signing a bill that imposes a 14-year prison sentence on anyone involved in a same-sex wedding, as well as prohibiting public displays of homosexual behavior.
President Obama put his bully pulpit, and the full weight of the U.S. government, behind promoting the homosexual agenda worldwide. In 2011, Western nations withheld nearly $350 million from Malawi because the nation banned homosexual activity. Wikileaks revealed the Obama administration coordinated with homosexual activists to promote the LGBT agenda in Sierra Leone.
African leaders have responded with sometimes pointed criticism of the president and, sometimes, the United States.
In April 2012, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh said that his people would rather eat grass than accept this ungodly evil attitude, even if it meant foregoing Western aid.
Last summer the deputy president of Kenya, William Ruto, rebuffed Obama by saying his nation is sovereign and God-fearing, and Obama's promotion of homosexuality goes against our customs and traditions. Cardinal John Njue, Archbishop of Nairobi, said that those, like President Obama, who have already ruined their society ... let them not become our teachers.
It is unseemly for an American president to dictate to other countries what their cultural, moral and religious traditions ought to be, Dr. Crouse told LifeSiteNews. And it is hypocritical for him on the one hand to say America is unexceptional and bow to other national leaders and then on the other hand, seemingly from a position of moral superiority, tell other nations that their beliefs are inferior to his supposedly enlightened, exalted views.
The homosexual activists are not content with acceptance and respect as human beings, she said. They, and now our president, are forcing the world to approve and mainstream their homosexuality.
When did socialists start caring about freedom?
Freedom for unlimited butt sex I suppose.
Equal rights for all UNLESS you are a CONSERVATIVE.
FUBO you piece of crap fake president.
Obama’s own past and the rumors of his own trists explain full well why he is so insistent on this deviant behavior being called a universal “right.”
“In 2011, Western nations withheld nearly $350 million from Malawi because the nation banned homosexual activity.”
Obama is staving children in Uganda by withholding US tax payer money for Uganda that has already been approved by the GOP House.
In other words, he is using our money or lack thereof as a weapon against Uganda without Congressional Approval.
0bama hates black people.
Obama: [Ugandas] Anti-gay law would ‘complicate’ relationship with Uganda
Is Barack Obama gay?
But when it comes to Christians being murdered in Africa...dead silence.
This piece of garbage also calls himself a Christian. He is a nothing. He obviously has never read the Bible.
This piece of garbage also calls himself a Christian. He is a nothing. He obviously has never read the Bible.
For someone who campaigned to lead the Free World as a believer in traditional marriage, this guy certainly changed his tune.
Pic of Obama in drag:
(At 18:13 time of this video)
What an empty shell of a person. It’s a “fundamental freedom” now? Next, being a homosexual will be a requirement.
Universal fundamental tactic of totalitarians and their anti-freedom, anti-truth, anti-individual, anti-life collectives.
There is, ironically, a big truth here.
We are indeed free to choose sin, as James says:
(James 1:13-15)Fortunately Jesus came to break the hold of sin, and he did so with his death — even better, though, is that as my resurrected savior, He stands in the presence of God as the perfect priest and advocate.
No one, when tempted, should say, I am being tempted by God; for God cannot be tempted by evil and he himself tempts no one. But one is tempted by ones own desire, being lured and enticed by it; then, when that desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin, and that sin, when it is fully grown, gives birth to death.
I wonder how he feels about gays with guns.
Them homo’s sure do like that fundament.
This comes the morning after Obama spent the evening with his interior decorator in Palm Desert, while his wife and kids are vacationing elsewhere skiing, immediately after he jetted into Palm Springs to meet with the King of Jordon at the Annenberg Estate.
50 or more Escalades were flown in for his 2 day jaunt, while the economy crumbles around him. All this and the only thing he is preoccupied with are the local laws of an African nation following millenia old cultural and God-given law to oppose homosexuality.
God doesn’t have to curse Obama for him to fail miserably. Obama is making his own path to devastation.
And it is hypocritical for him on the one hand to say America is unexceptional and bow to other national leaders and then on the other hand, seemingly from a position of moral superiority, tell other nations that their beliefs are inferior to his supposedly enlightened, exalted views.
A natural misunderstanding. He said that *America* is unexceptional. How he regards himself is an entirely different matter.
I searched deep on the web and couldn’t find that still pic...
but it sure looks like him, and I have no reason to think it’s fake.
If I ever talk to any of my liberal relatives again, and I doubt I will, I’ll tell them “to go find yourself a spouse of the same sex or find yourself a one night stand with a fag or a lez or shut the hell up. I’m sure you’re wanting a gay relationship so bad you can almost taste it. In fact, I’m sure you’ve already tasted it and liked what it tastes like. So be true to yourself and get the hell away from me, you d**k licker!”
These clowns spend hours digging through the Constitution finding ways to twist words etc into coming out the way ‘they’ want them. - Even going so far as to say ‘That is not the way it was meant to be written.’
Yet, NONE of them can figure out a pretty direct statement in regards to MY(OUR) right to carry.
Even if we give in to the old, tired BS that the 2nd is unclear, it sure is a lot clearer than ANY other ‘saying’ that abortion, same sex marriage or the right to screw who or whatever etc etc is our ‘RIGHT’....
Yeah, life, liberty, and the pursuit of Sodomy. Sounds about right. /s
A huge number of the strategists of the Left wing agenda are mean-spirited, dead-eyed, mentally immature, disturbed people addicted to homosexual sex. If they don’t get your applause and congratulations when they tell you where they learned to put it, they have a two-year old tissy fit and if you still don’t applaud, they try to destroy you and your world.
She said he dressed up as the transvestite for The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
Maybe not. Did you see the video at 18:13? No non homo/insane would do that/
“No straight man works on gay causes.
No straight man does.”
And no gay man seems to be working on straight causes.
That includes Obama. He is an enemy of straight causes. Promoting homosexuality, destroying the U.S. economy and health plan systems are among his handful of causes.
It was not foundational to this nation but this bastard was raised abroad by anti-American parents and a tranny nanny.
“The homosexual activists are not content with acceptance and respect as human beings”
Why should they now? They’ve never been. They have been called degenerates and deviants (they are), but they’ve always been accepted as human beings (they are, too), and received the respect this, by itself, warrants, and nothing more.
Especially this one.
Why doesn't the HFIC just come out, already?
April 15th is just around the corner. (BOHICA)
ANAL SEX......ANAL SEX......ANAL SEX!!!! It’s the ONLY thing on LEFTISTS minds!!! It’s ALL they think about!!
Obama has traveled the homosexual road all of his life, and now he has arrived at the promised land. From his position he can sodomize the world, and he intends to do so with all of his effeminate might. His intent is no less than to make us all celebrate homosexuality like he does.
Obama really seems to take this issue personally.
Wow. I hate to say this, but Obama has made even an outright socialist like Franklin Delano Roosevelt look downright conservative in comparison.
They must have forgotten this one back in 1941...
Is there any more doubt that 0bama himself is a sodomite?
All I could think of when I realized what it said was...wow. To truthfully ask the question "Are the other freedoms possible without a fifth freedom?" is frightening to me. Not because I support "falsehood", but that someone thinks it needs to be removed before freedom can be obtained. They obviously think "Freedom of Speech" is freedom to say what they think is not "falsehood". Frightening.
This obviously was created by a liberal (who else would so glowingly speak of something associated with the UN?) but the thing that really strikes me is that some liberal believes that there can be a "freedom from falsehood". Coming from a liberal, that is almost funny instead of scary, but the fact that these people believe deep in their liberal utopian-constructing hearts that it is possible to eliminate that from human nature.
They really do view Orwell's 1984 as an instruction manual.
Sorry if I almost hijacked your thread, but when I saw this...it bowled me over.