Ghana Parliament Shakes the World with Controversial Approval of Anti-LGBTQ Bill In a groundbreaking move, the Ghana Parliament has given the green light to the highly debated ‘Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill,’ commonly known as the anti-LGBTQ bill. Spearheaded by Sam Nartey George, the MP for Ningo-Prampram, this legislative milestone has sparked intense discussions globally.

The bill, aiming to enforce traditional family values, criminalizes LGBT activities and prohibits their promotion, advocacy, or funding. According to reports from GhanaWeb and Citinewsroom, the bill has been identified as a Private Members Bill led by Sam Nartey George, adding a nuanced layer to its significance.

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Taking to Twitter, the honourable said;

“After three long years, we have finally passed the HUMAN SEXUAL RIGHTS & FAMILY VALUES ACT 2024.

I am grateful to my Colleague sponsors who have waged this battle with me to a successful end. Our collective gratitude goes to our Leadership and the Rt. Hon. Speaker for their guidance and leadership.

Our values would be protected and defended so long as we have a voice. For God and Country. “

Local media outlets highlight the stringent penalties associated with the bill. Individuals caught engaging in prohibited activities could face imprisonment ranging from six months to three years. Furthermore, supporters or promoters of such activities may find themselves sentenced to three to five years behind bars.

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The approval of this bill has triggered concerns and debates not only within Ghana but also internationally. As discussions continue to unfold, stay tuned for more in-depth insights into the implications and reactions surrounding this momentous decision by the Ghana Parliament. Follow the latest updates and delve into the complexities of this historic legislation shaping the discourse on human sexual rights and family values.”

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