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Ugandan President Warns Anti-Gay Law Could Impact Trade, Economic Growth

News outlets report on the Ugandan president’s hesitancy over proposed anti-homosexuality legislation, saying that it could impact trade and economic growth.

Agence France-Presse: Uganda president warns of economic impact of anti-gay bill
“Uganda’s president on Friday signaled he is having second thoughts over tough anti-homosexuality legislation, arguing the East African nation needed to consider the impact on trade and economic growth…” (Fallon, 10/3).

Reuters: Uganda’s Museveni says new gay law risks trade boycott by the West
“Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has said his country risks a trade boycott by the West if it reintroduces a divisive anti-gay law that was rejected by the constitutional court…” (Biryabarema, 10/3).

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