Become pregnant or face death penalty, court gives marching order to gay couple

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A court in Zimbabwe has sentenced two newly married gay couple under house arrest for one-year charging them to conceive or face death penalty.

Justice Mhelube ruled that one of the couple should get pregnant or the court will further order the death penalty.

He said, “The natural law is clear. Man was created and given the obligation to procreate. Marriage is the cornerstone and pilar to that noble duty. Our African values protects this natural law, and if we are to bend and allow such, we must first be shown that this new, western culture will uphold the natural law and continue procreation …”