Uganda’s parliament takes no action on anti-gay bill

Uganda's parliament adjourned Friday without acting on a bill that would have made engaging in homosexual acts a capital offence, leaving the future of the widely condemned bill uncertain.

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Though parliament’s mandate ends May 18, next week has been reserved for the swearing in of new members. Friday’s lack of action on the proposed Anti-Homosexuality Bill means that the issue will not be discussed this session, CNN reports.

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The bill has been condemned internationally since October 2009, when it was introduced.

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