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NDC MP exposes flaws in Sam George's bill

Hon Sam George's Anti-LGBTQ+ Bill happens to the the major news headline in Ghana and in the world at the moment following his (Sam George) interview with CNN on the same subject.

Sam George had caught the attention of many in and around the world with some expressing support and others expressing discomfort.

The Ningo Prapram MP had engaged an European politician in a heated argument over the former's stance on LGBTQ+

In an interview with a CNN broadcaster, Sam George seems to have won the hearts of many with his exceptional demonstration of wisdom and eloquence.

He appears to be on top of issues with respect to the LGBTQ+ seeming debacle in Ghana.

Some prominent Ghanaians have also expressed their disagreement with the contents of the Anti-LGBTQ+ Bill and have forwarded to Parliament a petition that seeks to thrash same.

Maham Ayariga, a member of the constitutional, legal and parliamentary affairs committee of Parliament, has said that the Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021 needs to be looked at again because "there are a number of issues", with it.

A group of 18 prominent Ghanaian citizens have rejected the bill, saying it constitutes an *impermissible invasion of the inviolability and human dignity" of the LGBTQI community.

"Definitely, there are a number of issues that need to be flagged. Academic freedom, the professors have raised it," the MP for Bawku Central said.

"People have raised right to healthcare and now a bill like that will go a long way to undermine access to healthcare by people in the gay and lesbian community.

The MPs who are solidly behind the bill say it is their ardent belief that the passage of the bill to deal with LGBTQQIAAP+ is apt, considering that the 2017 report of the Science Research Council, communicated ath the fourth National HIV and Aids Research Conference in Accra, showed that roughly 18.1% of people living with Aids were gay.

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