LGBTQI : Doctors must explain dangers of anal sex to deter people – Jantuah

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Private legal practitioner and a member of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) Mr Kwame Jantuah has asked members of the medical profession to explain to the general public the dangers of annal sex.

He says when the public becomes aware of the effect of annual sex on the body, they will resist homosexuality with all their strength.

Speaking on the Big Issue on TV3 Friday, March 31 in relation to the Proper Human Sexual Rights & Ghanaian Family Values Bill, also known as the Ant-Gay Bill, Mr. Jantuah said I don’t know why the medical profession is quiet, we should have them here and let them explain to us what anal sex does to human beings, the kind of damage it does to that part of the body.”

Meanwhile, the Ant-Gay Bill has been laid in Parliament.

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Hopefully, the report shall be debated and adopted today Friday, March 31, Ranking Member on the Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of Parliament, Rockson Nelson Dafeamekpor said.

This will pave way for the Consideration of the Bill.

“Join us and pray for us,” he tweeted on Friday.

Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin earlier told the Constitutional, not to be intimidated by anyone regarding the Anti-Gay Bill.

He asked the committee to report back to him if they are encountering any challenges.

“Please, committee members that we referred the Bill to, we want the report, don’t be intimidated by any person,” he said during a breakfast meeting with the Parliamentary Christian Fellowship on Tuesday, March 28.

He added “Please let the report flow, we need to legislate. Our friends just passed their law in Uganda, we may not go the way they have gone, our Constitution is very clear as to the direction we should move and so we should be guided by that because if we pass any law against the Constitution, it is unconstitutional.”

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His comments come at a time President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo dissociated from the Anti-Gay Bill.

Proposed under a Private Members’ Bill, the anti-gay bill is expected to criminalise some of the activities of homosexuals in Ghana.

Answering a question put to him at the Jubilee House on Monday, March 27 when US Vice President Kamala Harris called on him, President Akufo-Addo confirmed that the bill is currently before Parliament, which will decide on it, but most of its provisions are being fine-tuned.

“It hasn’t been passed, so the statement that there is legislation in Ghana to that effect is not accurate,” he said.

“Parliament is dealing with it and at the end of the process, I will come in,” he added.

President Akufo-Addo welcomed US Vice President Harris to the seat of government as part the latter’s three-day visit to the country.

She stressed how strongly she feels about the importance of supporting and fighting for the cause of human rights including rights of LGBTQs.

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“For the American press who are here, you know that a great deal of work in my career has been to address human rights issues, equality issues across the globe including as well as the LGBTQ community and I feel very strongly about the importance of supporting freedom and supporting and fighting for quality among all people.”

By Laud Nartey||Ghana




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