H.Res. 100 (112th): Honoring the life of David Kato and all who are victims of violence in Uganda because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Introduced:
Feb 17, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Luis Gutiérrez
Representative for Illinois's 4th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 17, 2011
Length
4 pages
 
Status

This resolution was introduced on February 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 17, 2011
Referred to Committee Feb 17, 2011
 
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Cosponsors
54 cosponsors (54D) (show)
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House Foreign Affairs

Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations

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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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2/17/2011--Introduced.
Honors the life of David Kato and victims of violence in Uganda because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Urges the Ugandan government to thoroughly investigate Mr. Kato's death and to share its findings with the international community.
Calls on the global community to continue advocating for the human rights of all individuals and condemns the atmosphere of anti-gay sentiment that supports and endorses violence against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.

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