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GMOs must be embraced

GMOs must be embraced

By Patrick Seaman, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Opinion

In this week's point-counterpoint, staff writer Patrick Seaman argues in favor of GMOs.

Harry’s Take: U.S. must stop funding Ugandan anti-gay measures

Harry’s Take: U.S. must stop funding Ugandan anti-gay measures

March 3, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The World Bank postponed a $90 million loan to the Ugandan government because of its newly adopted anti-homosexuality law on Friday. In a statement, Secretary of State John Kerry compared the situation that has befallen the LGBTQ community in Uganda as akin to the anti-Semitism laws in Nazi Germany or to apartheid South Africa. So far, the United States has not specified whether it will suspend a...

U.S. should set example for Uganda

U.S. should set example for Uganda

February 18, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

President Barack Obama warned Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni that enacting a proposed anti-gay law would be detrimental to diplomatic relations on Feb. 16. The proposed law mandates 14 years imprisonment on the first conviction and up to life imprisonment for “aggravated homosexuality.” Ugand...