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Anti-LGBTQI Bill Will Be passed with Good Judgement – Alban Bagbin Speaks

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, on Tuesday during his opening remarks as Parliament has made known that Parliament will pay good judgement in passing the anti-gay bill before the House.

Rendering to Alban Bagbin, in spite of the numerous debates that the bill has created it is healthy for maturing (Ghana’s) democracy.

“In fact, it has assumed some different dimensions. For me, this is healthy for a maturing democracy like Ghana. It is important we allow various shapes of opinions to canvass their position on the bill. As Ghanaians, I want to plead that we accommodate the views of others on whatever perception they have and let’s maintain the peace that we have.

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“It is a law that will take into consideration the richness of common sense, human decency, morality, fact and logic. At the end of the day it will be a law that will transform this country into something else,” he added.

He also said that, everything will be made public when passing the bill.

“The seating of the Committee will be public and the decision of this House will be public. We will want to know where each Member of Parliament comes in.

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“I know Ghanaians are expectant and there are over hundred petitions before the Committee of Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs. But we will try not allow any Filibustering of this bill. Because it is not only Africa, the whole-world is looking for the outcome of this bill,” he concluded.

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