1.6 million signatures
"Uganda's anti-gay law has failed! It looked sure to pass last week, but after 1.6 million petition signatures delivered to Parliament, tens of thousands of phone calls to our own governments, hundreds of media stories about our campaign and a massive global outcry, Ugandan politicians dropped the bill! " from Avaaz.org
Congratulations to Avaaz.org and to all who signed the petition.
Here is a NY Times story on how American Evangelicals provided the impetus for this bill