Federal Court Dismisses Gay Ugandans’ Lawsuit Against Anti-Gay U.S. Minister

U.S. District Judge Michael A. Ponsor dismissed a lawsuit that the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) brought against Scott Lively, whom the judge described as “an American citizen who has aided and abetted a vicious and frightening campaign of repression against LGBTI persons in Uganda.” CCR is representing Sexual Minorities Uganda, an umbrella group for LGBTI organizations within that country.  While excoriating Lively for his actions, the judge held  that the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) … <Read More>