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US Embassy Delayed My Visa For 3 Months Because I Speak Against Same-sex Marriage – Sam George Reveals


MP for the Ningo-Prampam constituency, Hon Sam George has revealed how his constant criticisms targeted at the lgbt community and his advocacy for the passage of the anti-lgbtq bill has earned him attacks from organizations that pro same-sex marriage advocates.

Dropping details about his experience, he opened up on specific attempts to sideline him from the participation of programs that sometimes have nothing to do with discussions concerning same-sex marriage.

According to Hon. Sam George, the US embassy had in the past delayed his visa approval for three months upon getting information about his strong advocacy against the practice of h0m0s€xu@lity and its legalization in Ghana.

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Per his disclosure, though the US embassy didn’t ban him or refuse to offer him the visa, they intentionally delayed the approval of the visa because he is known advocate for the passage of the anti-lgbtq bill which is currently under scrutiny in parliament.

Adding to this, the Ningo-Prampam MP recounted an instance where he was removed from a digital rights conference because pro-g@y activists requested for his removal.

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Providing further details on his removal, Sam George said he was invited to speak in Costa Rica at Digital Rights Conference.

However, he was prevented from participating in the conference held because the organizers of the program made it clear to him they got petitions from around the world against him speaking at the said event.

Furthermore, Sam George stated that after being invited to participate in the conference, the organizers of the program later sent him an email asking him not to attend the conference because adding that they don’t want to have anything to do with him.

He reiterated that, they went as far as telling him not to respond to the mail and in adherence to the notice issued to him, he didn’t go.

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