In response to the dismissal of the prime minister's secretary for making discriminatory remarks about same-sex marriage, both the ruling and opposition parties are calling for the early enactment of lawmakers' legislation to promote understanding of LGBT people. However, there are voices of opposition within the Liberal Democratic Party, and it is expected that adjustments will be made.
Regarding legislation to promote understanding of LGBT people, a bipartisan federation of parliamentarians aimed to be established two years ago, but objections arose within the Liberal Democratic Party and no consensus was reached, and the bill was not submitted to the Diet. rice field.
Both the ruling and opposition parties are calling for the early enactment of this legislative bill, following the dismissal of former Prime Minister Arai's remarks about same-sex marriage.
Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Motegi said on the 6th, ``I want to proceed with preparations for submission,'' but within the party, ``It is not acceptable to rush forward with a bill that could not come to terms with the content.'' There is also a voice that opposes, and it is expected that adjustments will be made.
On the other hand, regarding Prime Minister Kishida's answer to a Diet session last week that same-sex marriage was "an issue that will change society," the opposition parties said, "Prime Minister Kishida's recognition of diversity is questioned." We are planning to pursue it in the intensive deliberations of the House of Representatives Budget Committee on the same day.