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Afenyo-Markin blocks 3rd reading of anti-LGTBQ Bill over custodial sentencing

Deputy Majority Leader, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, has obstructed the third perusing of the counter LGBTQ bill, forestalling today section.

Notwithstanding this activity, Mr. Afenyo-Markin explained that he isn't totally contrary to the standards of the Advancement of Legitimate Human Sexual Privileges and Ghanaian Family Values bill and really upholds it. "The pith of this movement is to manage the cost of this august house the chance to completely consider revisions that are proposed in the bill with the perspective on subbing local area administration for detainment," he said. As per him, the correctional activities framed in the bill wouldn't work with the recovery of the people in question. “It is my humble opinion that incarceration is not the solution when dealing with behavioral issues.

The issue before us is behavioral. It exacerbates the matter." "To imprison an individual for his/her sexuality won't be the arrangement in keeping up with our Ghanaian family esteems and guaranteeing legitimate human sexual freedoms," he added.

In the mean time, one of the supporters of the bill, Sam George, showed that Mr. Markin's contention doesn't stand up to anything.


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