Pastor Eat Da Poo Poo Subpoenaed In Scott Lively Crimes Against Humanity Suit

The Center For Constitutional Rights writes today with the surprising news that notorious anti-gay Ugandan Pastor Martin “Eat Da Poo Poo” Ssempa is actually a US citizen and is therefore subject to their subpoena which demands he appear at Scott Lively’s trial for crimes against humanity. From the motion filed in Massachusetts by CCR’s client, Sexual Minorities Uganda:

Mr. Ssempa is an anti-gay activist and longtime associate of Defendant. Mr. Ssempa is known for employing forced outings, and “homosexual exorcisms,” and showing graphic pornography to his church congregations, as well as for making threatening statements and taking other actions, in order to deny the humanity of LGBTI individuals. Mr. Ssempa has long conspired with Defendant and three others to deprive lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (“LGBTI”) people of their fundamental rights. Indeed, from at least 2002, Mr. Ssempa has known and worked closely with Defendant and others to develop anti-gay strategies and tactics. For example, as early as 2003, Mr. Ssempa was involved in an attempt to exclude LGBTI persons from governmental HIV/AIDS prevention programs and policies. In 2007, Ssempa began to publicize the names, photos, and address information of LGBTI advocates in an attempt to intimidate those persons. Mr. Ssempa also facilitated Defendant’s communications with the Ugandan Parliament about the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, which, among other things, criminalized advocacy of LGBTI rights and provision of various services to LGBTI persons, and provided that the death penalty be imposed for a second conviction for consensual sex between adults of the same gender.

Ssempa is very prolific on Twitter but so far it doesn’t appear that he’s yet mentioned the subpoena.

  • Paul Forsyth

    Actually a US Citizen. Interesting!

    • oikos

      Even he won’t live in a hellhole like Uganda.

      • Schlukitz

        Actually, Mr. Ssempa was born in Uganda and resides there, according to Wikipedia.

        • oikos

          Wonder why the U.S. Citizenship?

          • jomicur

            Could it be anything other than a tax dodge of some kind? He is a minister, after all.

          • Rocketeer500

            Oh, wouldn’t that be rich! The moment Poo Poo Prick steps off the plane, he is arrested for tax evasion. LOL

            Only in ‘Merrica!

          • Schlukitz

            Yep yep. The same question occurred to me as well.

          • BAMinRI

            I believe his wife is an American citizen.

        • Rocketeer500

          We demand to see the birth certificate!

  • oikos

    So then he hasn’t been subpoenaed as of yet but may be.

  • Octavio

    Calloo callay, it’s a wonderful day. Make Scott Lively and Ssempa “eat da poo poo” and pay!

  • Sam_Handwich

    very interesting…

    Based on his own sworn declaration, Mr. Ssempa is a citizen of the United States. See Colangelo-Bryan Decl., Exhibit A. Specifically, on a Nevada voter registration application, dated July 6, 2012, Mr. Ssempa swore under penalty of perjury that he was a U.S. citizen. Accordingly, as a U.S. citizen, Mr. Ssempa is subject to the Walsh Act and may be the subject of a subpoena. See 28 U.S.C. § 1783(a) (“A court of the United States may order the issuance of a subpoena requiring the appearance as a witness before it, or before a person or body designated by it, of a national or resident of the United States who is in a foreign country . . .”)

    • Stev84

      It’s very possible that he simply lied about it.

      • Strepsi

        Then I hope they throw the book at him… and I hope he and Lively end up as cellmates, with one cell, no clothes, and no toilet paper.

      • hdtex

        NOOOOO! He’s a man of GAWD!

  • Rocketeer500

    “Eat da poo poo” man is actually a US citizen? Surprises never cease.

    Well if that’s the case, why isn’t Poo Poo Prick on trial as well?

    • Schlukitz

      Excellent question.

    • BearEyes

      Conspiracy charges maybe as well as human rights violations.

  • bryan

    This is looking increasingly worse for Lively : Ssempa, although as equally fanatic, is a hot head, and capable of saying things impulsively that could put Lively even deeper in the poo poo.

    • Cousin Bleh

      Hopefully he’ll bring his laptop to the trial!

  • TheManicMechanic

    Veerrryyy interesting.

  • bkmn

    Delicious call on the part of SMUG. Ssempa is so crazy it will show Lively to be the fomentor in chief that he is.

  • KnownDonorDad

    He’s full of surprises. He’s also a reggae singer.

  • DaveMiller135

    String ’em both up! Wait, what was the question?

  • RJ Tremor

    Excellent. *Does the finger-steeple-thing*

  • Hells Kitchen

    It’s time for a Cajun Fais Do Do. We dance, we laugh, and eat anything that goes.

  • 2patricius2

    Oooh! He might have to eat his own……words.

  • JJS_prime

    Good! He can share a cell with Scott.

  • MBear

    America: yeah, so people who want to come to the states to work fields are bad…but violent, lying, anti-gay ministers are okay?

    Score one for US immigration.
    Or was he born in the US?

  • Paula

    I wonder if we can send him boxes of poo-poo?

    • Rocketeer500

      Only if it’s not a bio-hazard.

  • D. J.

    Quite the surprise that Ssempa is a U.S. Citizen. I found it equally interesting yesterday when I read that Bill Whatcott is trying to talk Scott Lively into joining him in exile in the Philippines. Ssempa should be stripped of his U.S. Citizenship. He probably obtained it while attending Philadelphia Biblical University. (Now called Cairn University). He is NOT listed as one of their notable alumni. Perhaps that omission should be fixed, if anyone has a Wikipedia account…..
    Ah, he married an American that attended the same BuyBull based school.

    • DutchBoy74

      I am not in favor of revoking citizenship. It sets a dangerous precedent that the Administration can revoke the rights and protection of the Constitution to anyone who doesn’t agree with the Administration. There are laws against treason, sedition, conspiracy, and hate crimes to deal with him.

      I’m in favor of revoking his VISA barring him from traveling to Uganda or anywhere else. Force him to stay in America or voluntarily revoke his Citizenship.

      • D. J.

        You are right. A much better solution than mine. That is why I like discussion. I learned Something important from you. Thank you.

  • kanehau

    @martinssempa You’ve been subpoenaed. Get your worthless ass over here. #EatDaPooPoo

    • StraightGrandmother

      “Ssempa, You’ve been served!”
      Can’t wit to hear those words.

      • kanehau

        “Ssemba, You’ve been Sserved!” FTFY 🙂

  • I cannot think of a more deserving person for such accolades. But if there are others more deserving perhaps their names will come out during the trial.

  • Gregory Peterson

    I read somewhere that his wife, Tracey Ssempa, is an American citizen. So it might not have been to hard for him to pick up dual citizenship with the US and Uganda…as if I’m an expert on that sort of thing.

    Ah, here we go.

    “Tracey is a native of New York City.
    She has a Bachelor’s in literature and communication from Houghton College.
    Later, in preparation for ministry, she received her Masters in counseling from Philadelphia Biblical University.”

    • PBU has changed its name to Cairn University. If someone’s of a mind, it’s Wikipedia page has a section for Notable Alumni that really is incomplete with a citation for:

      Tracey Ssempa, wife of noted antigay Ugandan-American pastor Martin “Eat-da-poo-poo” Ssempa.

      • Isn’t a cairn a pile of rocks?

        • Yep. “Ebenezer” probably came across as *too* biblical.

  • JaminWC

    Sstupid ssack of sshit got sserved!

  • Jessi

    as a US citizen, he could run for President.

    • Rocketeer500

      “Eat da poo poo” for everyone.

      • 2guysnamedjoe

        “A car in every garage, and a poo poo in every pot.”

  • dcurlee

    I just hope justice is served and they both go to prison for a long long time

  • CrissCross

    When did he attain US citizenship?

    If he was a US citizen at the time of his rabid campaigning then surely he too should be facing prosecution alongside Lively?

    If he attained US citizenship prior to 2009, then his Ugandan citizenship would have been null & void.
    If that was the case and if he was not in Uganda on a visa under his US citizenship, then he would have been illegally in Uganda which is an offence prosecutable under Ugandan law.
    If he was a US citizen prior to 2009, then any Ugandan travel documents he held at the time would have been false, which is a further criminal offence.
    It would also mean that after the Ugandan citizenship laws were redefined in 2009 he would have had to formally apply for a reinstatement of his Ugandan citizenship. If that has not in fact been done, any Ugandan citizenship he carries is not legitimate.

    If any further foreign citizenship is held other than US & Ugandan, then they would render him not a Ugandan citizen. If that is the case then any Ugandan travel documents he currently holds are null & void, and if travelling on them or using them as proof of residency in Uganda, he is committing an offence.

    I do hope his citizenships are being looked into closely. I would love for him to get a taste of da… whatsit called again?

  • Bj Lincoln

    Good! I hope he goes down with Lively. Maybe they can be cell mates.

  • JCF

    “Ssempa is actually a US citizen”


    Two Words: Federal Prison. Super-Max. I bet there a LOT of ginormous inmates who would LOVE to make Martin “Eat Da Poo Poo”!

  • DutchBoy74

    I want someone to make a straight paradoy of his eat da poo poo.
    Have someone show the most depraved straight porn you can find and narrate every sick detail.

  • James

    Huh, dickhead’s blocked me on Twitter. Wonder why.

    • StraightGrandmother

      I’ve been blocked for a long time.

  • agcons

    I believe that should be “ssubpoenaed”.

  • StraightGrandmother

    Martin Eat da Poo Poo Sempa,
    it has a certain ring to it.