This weekend on State of Belief, the country of Uganda is currently debating a law that would make homosexuality a crime punishable by death. Kapya Kaoma from Political Research Associates joins Welton to talk about the role U.S. religious conservatives may have played in this anti-gay legislation. Plus, what can be done about a drastic raise in the number of Americans suffering from hunger?
Welton speaks with David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World, about a new report from the Department of Agriculture showing the largest increase in hunger in the past 14 years. Read Bread for the World’s 2010 Hunger Report.
And, Cornell law professor Eduardo Penalver shares his thoughts on the controversy between the Bishop of Rhode Island and Representative Patrick Kennedy.
Don’t miss journalist Hanna Rosin on her article in the December issue of the Atlantic, Did Christianity Cause the Crash?
Religion and radio done differently – this weekend on State of Belief.