Congressman Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), is a member of an influential evangelical network in Washington, D.C. known as "The Family." The network has very close ties to both Parliamentarians and the President in Uganda, who are currently championing an Anti-Homosexuality Bill that will result in gay people being sentenced to death in Uganda.
Among other provisions, the Anti-Homosexuality Bill will imprison straight allies of gay people, imprison anyone who talks favorably about same-sex marriage, imprison parents who don't out their gay or lesbian children, and murder any gay people who are caught in what the government considers "aggravated homosexuality."
Rep. Stupak has clear connections to "The Family," and "The Family" has clear connections to politicians in Uganda championing this draconian anti-gay legislation. It's time for Rep. Stupak to clearly come out against Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill, and repudiate any involvement by U.S. evangelicals abroad that could result in the murder or imprisonment of people because of their sexual orientation.
This petition will be sent to Congressman Bart Stupak, as well as his Chief of Staff, Scott Schloegel.