Africa rejects Obama's attempt to export gay rights
Jul 05, 2013
Sin is America's biggest export. Unfortunately, America also has the economic clout to push its own sin upon other nations. But Africa is pushing back.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Religious leaders in Africa strongly rebuked President Obama’s call to decriminalize homosexuality, suggesting it’s the reason why he received a less-than-warm welcome during a recent trip to the continent....
But Obama’s words rubbed religious and political leaders the wrong way. In Senegal, the West African nation where Islam is the predominant religion, homosexuality is a crime.
Christianity and Islam are growing fast on the continent, and religious leaders in both faith communities responded with vehement denunciations....
Dr. Stephen Jones