I am against ‘anti-gay’ bill – Gabby Otchere-Darko

A leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Gabby Otchere-Darko has expressed his opposition to the Proper Human Sexuality and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021 popularly known as the anti-gay bill.

Mr Otchere-Darko in a tweet said he was not shy to express his opposition to the bill, adding that as a proud Ghanaian he would defend the right of minorities everywhere.

“I am against the anti-gay bill & not shy to say so. I am a proud Ghanaian who cherishes all that is good about our value systems, including tolerance. And, I will defend the right of minorities everywhere. I have the courage and a sense of justice to disagree with the majority,” he tweeted.

Hearings

Parliament’s Committee on Constitutional, Legal, and Parliamentary Affairs, is currently holding its first public hearing on the Proper Human Sexuality and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021.

So far, the Committee has received over 150 memoranda from individuals, groups, and faith-based organizations and has programmed to hear 10 petitions each week.

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