Laying bare a clash of cultures, President Barack Obama on Thursday urged African leaders to extend equal rights to gays and lesbians but was bluntly rebuked by Senegal's president, who said his country "still isn't ready" to decriminalize homosexuality.
Obama opened his weeklong trip to Africa one day after the U.S. Supreme Court expanded federal benefits for married gay couples. In his first in-person comments on the ruling, Obama said the court's decision marked a "proud day for America." He pressed for similar recognition for gays in Africa, wading into a sensitive area in a region where dozens of countries outlaw homosexuality and a few punish violations with death....
"Obama said the court's decision marked a "proud day for America." He pressed for similar recognition for gays in Africa..."
Disgusting. I am liking this guy less and less. I really thought that he would do some good things and fight for American values and morals to some degree, even though I didn't vote for him, but I couldn't have been more wrong. The only word that comes to mind when thinking of him now is, "monster".
What a slap in the face for the sodomite loving ,disgraceful leader of this country. The President of Senegal said his country "still isn't ready" to decriminalize homosexuality! Wise man that President of Senegal.