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NYC Mayor Considering ‘Jail the Gays’ Pastor for a Position in His Administration

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New York City’s mayor, Eric Adams, is considering former City Council member Fernando Cabrera for a “faith-based” position in his administration, reports the Daily News.

It’s a move that’s drawing condemnation from LGBTQ+ advocates because of Cabrera’s history of anti-LGBTQ+ views.In a video recorded while Cabrera was visiting Uganda in 2014 — shortly after the country passed legislation making homosexuality illegal and punishable by life in prison — the pastor expressed his support for the law and made it clear he felt the country was on the right path, unlike his own.

An earlier version of the legislation would have provided for the death penalty in certain cases. The version that was passed was eventually struck down in court on a legal technicality.“The United States of America has put pressure; It has told Uganda, ‘We are not going to fund you anymore unless you allow gay marriage,’ and they have stood in their place.

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