Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Nigeria Lawmarkers Say No To Same-Sex Marriage Bill

With the effort and growing pressure from international organization and various human right activist over that Nigeria should stop the criminalization of  same sex marriage,Nigeria lawmaker and precisely the senate speaker in the upper house of assembly in Nigeria David Mark speak further that no going back to the issues.
He said in Abuja that the bill would promote “decency” in the Nigerian society. Same sex marriage will become a criminal offence in Nigeria and punishable by imprisonment of not less than 14 years if the bill is eventually signed into law.
He is quoted as saying: “We will not compromise on this. I want to invite you all to join the crusade of decency in our society. There are many good values we can copy from other societies, but certainly not this one (same sex marriage).”
“We have to prove to the rest of the world, who are advocates of this unnatural way that we Nigerians promote and respect sanity, morality and humanity. Every individual is a product of the union of a man and woman.”
  According to the provisions of the bill, “Any person who … directly or indirectly makes public show of same-sex amorous relationships, is also liable and punishable with a 10-year sentence.”

Pls what is your take in this kind of situation? 

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