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Globalizing the culture war

"What these people have done is set the fire they can't quench," the Rev. Kapya Kaoma, an Anglican priest from Zambia, said about the role U.S. evangelicals played in proposed legislation in Uganda to impose the death penalty for homosexual behavior. Kaoma attended a conference that three U.S. evangelicals held in Uganda last year on the "whole hidden and dark" gay agenda and the threat it poses to traditional African families. The Americans "underestimated the homophobia in Uganda" and "what it means to Africans when you speak about a certain group trying to destroy their children and their families," Kaoma told the New York Times.

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