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Hon. Monica Amodngin

“Minority or majority views cannot out state the minority view. …we must be politically on the record on this article 102b…we must consult the public.”  KUMI WOMAN MP, MONICA AMODNGIN’s dissentation on NRM MPs action to move motion to lift presidential age limit.

During a meeting in which a sweeping majority of 245 NRM Mps in attendance voted in favor of the motion moved b Kyaka MP Jackson Rwakafuzi, only Monica disassociated herself from the group saying that she had come for a consultative meeting on land issues and did not see reason as to why her fellow NRM Mps were quick to make all party members consent over a matter they had not consulted their constituents about.

MP Monica Amonding
MP Monica Amonding

 

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Hon. Anite Evelyn

You cannot intimidate a ruling party. For them they are looking for support, but we are not. We are the party in government; we have the support of the majje (military)”

“You cannot tell me ‘togikwatako,’ when that is my job. So, you are asking me not to do my job? We shall amend that constitution! If we want to do amend it 10 times we shall do it”

As said by: Investment and Privatization minister and Youth MP-Northern region, Evelyn Anite Kajik on Age Limit Bill Opponents during an interview with the press on 14th September, 2017 after several opposition members of parliament embarking on an anti-amend article 102b awareness campaign dubbed ‘togikwatako’

Hon Evelyn Anite
Hon Evelyn Anite

 

International scene:

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Donald Trump

Over 11,000 women in America from all 50 states shall run for school boards, state legislatures and congress under the Trump presidency.

This is 12 times more than the previous year and as Stephanie Schriock, President, EMILY’s List put it, ‘Over 10,000 women isn’t a ripple-it’s a wave.’

Donald Trump
Donald Trump

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Pennsylvania’s Police Department

“This is why we have Under Age Drinking laws! This is your fault! If you hadn’t been drinking this wouldn’t have happened to you” – The Pennsylvania Police Dept.’s response to a girl who tried to press charges after being raped.

Pennyslvania Police
Pennyslvania Police
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