Anti-Gay Bill: Travel ban or not, Ghanaian interest is paramout- Majority Leader
Minister of Parliament Affairs and Majority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu says if the world decides to force travel sanctions on Ghanaian lawmakers should they pass the ant-LGBTQI+ Bill which is as of now before the house, “then, at that point, we as a whole need to languish over it”.
Former NPP Campaign Manager Dr. Arthur Kennedy disclosed that some Ghanaian MPs who are against LGBTQI+ are being denied visas by Western powers.
While a variety of intelligent people is contradicting the bill, the Christian and Muslim people group in Ghana are firmly behind the MPs supporting the private individuals’ bill.
The bill has started genuine discussion in Ghana and abroad.
Dr. Kennedy, in a review, said: “Lamentably, the resistance to the bill, persuaded by the respectable longing to advance capacity to bear our gay local area, has been described by bigotry”.
“A few legislators, including the bill’s support, Sam George, have been confronted openly and secretly”, he noted, adding: “Calls have been made to the Speaker, undermining MPs”.
“Some have been denied visas and cautioned to avoid this issue”.
“It is miserable that this intense pressure is coming for the most part from the Western discretionary region”.
Talking on the matter at a question and answer session on Tuesday, 12 October 2021, Mr. Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu said: “I heard just the previous evening about this however it is an assurance that the parliament of Ghana should make”.
“On the off chance that we as a whole conclude that this ought to be the way and the world concludes that we are against Ghana for this, then, at that point, we as a whole need to languish over it”.
“It won’t be a one-individual being a saint in this however we aren’t there yet and I would prefer not to bias it.”
18 intellectuals professors and lawyers are opposing the bill after they petitioned Parliament to reject it:
Source : africaneditors.com