Tonight, activists turned out in 20 degree blustery weather to protest the US involvement in the Ugandan anti-gay bill. Organized by Join the Impact-MA and the Anti-Violence Project of MA, the speakers included Rev. Kapya Kaoma of Political Research Associates (PRA), a progressive think tank and right-wing monitoring group. Rev. Kaoma recently published a study on the Ugandan situation and the US detailing the direct involvement in this and other African anti-gay actions of American's such as Rev. Rick Warren of Saddleback Church in Orange County, CA.
For Rev. Kaoma's paper and more information on radical right-wing movements from Political Research Associates click here:
The U.S. Christian Right and the Attack on Gays in Africa
Rev. Koama's appearance on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Show follows below.
Pam Chamberlin and Kapya Kaoma of Somerville, MA based Political Research Associates speaking at tonight's demonstration.
Kate Leslie, co-founder, Join the Impact-MA addressing the rally outside the JFK Federal Building in Downtown Boston, 2/4/10.