Let Ghanaians know your position on the anti-LGBTQI bill – Sam George in Akufo-Addo
In an interview with Metro TV, the second-term lawmaker said he believed the president had seen or been briefed on the bill to enable him to make an informed decision on whether to support, oppose or support the amendments. .
“I heard the president speak, but I think one thing I would have liked to hear the president say was his position expressly. He has seen the bill, is he for, is he against, is he for with amendments or is he totally against it.
“I mean there are three positions on this bill. I would have liked him to give an indication as a leader of our country. Where does he think about this bill? Then, its GA can present the amendments. His lawyer as president is the GA, so we need to know that, ”he added.
The Ghanaian Human Sexual Rights and Family Values Promotion Bill 2021 will ensure that perpetrators face a prison sentence of up to ten years depending on the crime, if passed in its current state.
Persons of the same sex who engage in sexual intercourse are “liable on summary conviction to a fine of not less than seven hundred and fifty units of sentence and not more than five thousand units of sentence, or imprisonment for at least three years. and no more than five years or both.