07/24/2014 02:25 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

American Quakers Are Running An 'Underground Railroad' To Help LGBT Ugandans Flee

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A group of American Quakers are operating what they call a “new underground railroad” to help a few LGBT Ugandans flee their country, where a recent law imposes harsh penalties for homosexuality.

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