Monday, February 27, 2023 –The rise of same sex relationships in the country has continued to attract criticism from sections.
Speaker of the National Assembly Moses Wetang’ula has joined other influential figures in denouncing the Supreme Court recent ruling.
This is after the Apex Court regarded the LGBT community as a right to freedom of association.
The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that it was discriminatory to deny LGBTQ individuals the ability to register their organisations.
And taking to his social media accounts on February 27, Speaker Wetang’ula claimed that the decision will have “unintended and negative consequences” to millions of youth.
“Kenya is deeply religious. Each Individual and/or Public institution, including the judiciary, has a duty to uphold, defend and protect public morals!! The SC pronouncement may lead to unintended and unhelpful consequences,” he tweeted.
CITAM head bishop Calisto Odede, who questioned whether other unlawful practitioners should also be accorded their freedom of association, is among the clergy who have denounced the Supreme Court’s decision.
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