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Jun 21, 2017

P.U.P. Senator Valerie Woods says LGBT should have been included

Valerie Woods

Also weighing in on the issue of the Morality Commission is Senator Valerie Woods.  The P.U.P. parliamentarian is a proponent for human rights, irrespective of existing differences.  She too describes the commission as a mockery, since it is unilateral in its approach to discussing standards of conduct that are generally accepted as right or proper.

 

Valerie Woods, PUP Senator

“It is a farce when you have a commission, by whatever name, that has been established for the purposes of discussing a particular matter that has various views, and for the lack of a better term, various parties involved, yet very one-sided in that discussion.  Now there could have been an in tandem approach with members of the LGBTI community, meetings with them so that there could have been a balance perspective.  So I am extremely disappointed that it is taking two of those, I believe, religious leaders having to step down for possible statements coming out of the government that, “Well it was not really how it was intended to be” sort of commentary that we are hearing.  So I’m very pleased for the invitation to represent the People’s United Party here, but also in my own capacity as senator and individual.  So I thank you Adrienne and the U.S. Embassy for that, because it’s not just 2017 but the farce of signing on to these conventions particularly the Human Rights Convention and to actively and demonstrably not promote human rights, it needs to stop.”

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1 Response for “P.U.P. Senator Valerie Woods says LGBT should have been included”

  1. Marie says:

    Ok, all humans need to be treated with respect regardless of gender preferences unless they have committed some criminal acts.

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