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Uganda’s antigay bill won’t contain death penalty

KAMPALA, Uganda — The lawmaker who wrote an antigay bill proposing death for some homosexual acts said Friday that a new version of the legislation doesn’t contain the death penalty.

Parliamentarian David Bahati said the bill, which is expected to be voted on next month, had ‘‘moved away from the death penalty after considering all the issues that have been raised.’’

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