A former senior politician in Ghana has claimed that gay rights advocates are subjecting the world’s families to a “satanic attack” and claimed David Cameron agrees with him.
Mike Ocquaye, who was previously deputy speaker of the Ghanaian parliament, told an anti-gay forum in Accra that the gay rights lobby is an “abomination”, adding that all children deserve the right to a traditional family structure.
“We don’t want a moustache man marrying another bearded man and it is the right of the children to call a man father and a woman mother. Children brought up in the other way will become what we call miscreants,” Ocquaye said.
“Indeed the family is under satanic attack and we should take great care to protect it. We Africans have certain values and our friends who want to remain our friends in the western world must respect our values.”
Ocquaye praised Cameron and the British people, claiming they recognise the damage wrought by gay rights champions.
“At least Britain recognises it is in a serious crisis today because as they themselves say: ‘The family has broken down’. The family in Europe has broken down.
“Two years ago, the British prime minister himself made a public announcement of this.”
Ocquaye’s speech was …read more