The bill would punish people of the same sex who live together as a couple with up to three years in prison. Anyone who "witnesses, abet[s] and aids" such a relationship could be imprisoned for up to five years. The bill could even be used against foreigners in same-sex marriages if they enter Nigeria.
In his native El Salvador, Juan survived endless abuse, rape and torture for being gay. After death threats from police, he fled to the U.S., where he found his salvation. Read his compelling story -- in his own words.
IRS 990 forms reveal that Chick-Fil-A donated nearly $2 million to anti-gay groups in 2009 alone, the most recent year for which public records are available. The company president denies having an "agenda against anyone."
The victim said the officer investigating the case told him the attack will be classified as a hate crime. But he said his attackers, whose identities are known, remain at large, and the officer told him it could be two weeks before they’re arrested.