NEWS ~ NDP calling for action to protect gay rights

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“Levels of violence against the LGBT community in Uganda are already high and the passing of this legislation can only promote further violence,� said NDP LGBT critic Randall Garrison (Esquimalt – Juan de Fuca). “Urgent action by Canada and the international community is required if there is to be any hope of stemming the tide of anti-gay violence and the expansion of harsh criminal sanctions against gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender people.�

Garrison’s letter can be found here: http://randallgarrison.ndp.ca/my-letter-to-the-minister-of-foreign-affairs-regarding-uganda-passing-the-anti-homosexuality-bill#overlay-context=my-letter-to-the-minister-of-foreign-affairs-regarding-uganda-passing-the-anti-homosexuality-bill