The Anglican archbishop of Uganda has spoken out against the decision of the Constitutional Court, which overturned the law imposing harsh penalties on ‘homosexual acts’, on Friday.
The court determined that the parliament lacked the necessary quorum when it passed the law earlier in the year, drawing criticism from Western governments and religious leaders around the world.
The Rt. Rev. Stanley Ntagali, Archbishop of Uganda, asserted that the law is still needed, and was a legitimate response to the will of the people.
“The ‘court of public opinion’ has clearly indicated its support for the Act, and we urge Parliament to consider voting again on the Bill with the proper quorum in place,” Ntagali said on Monday.
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