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  • Obama mourns gay activist's murder

    01/27/2011 3:45:22 PM PST · by ColdOne · 39 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 01/27/11 | POLITICO STAFF
    President Obama mourned the death on Thursday of David Kato, a gay rights activist who was murdered in Uganda: “I am deeply saddened to learn of the murder of David Kato. In Uganda, David showed tremendous courage in speaking out against hate. He was a powerful advocate for fairness and freedom. The United States mourns his murder, and we recommit ourselves to David’s work. “At home and around the world, LGBT persons continue to be subjected to unconscionable bullying, discrimination, and hate. In the weeks preceding David Kato’s murder in Uganda, five members of the LGBT community in Honduras were...