Protect the constitution of South Africa - AS IT IS!
  • Petitioned South African Constitutional Review Committee

This petition was delivered to:

Advocate S.P. Holomisa - Chair Person of Constitutional Review Commitee
South African Constitutional Review Committee

Protect the constitution of South Africa - AS IT IS!

    1. Eugene Brockman
    2. Petition by

      Eugene Brockman

      Johannesburg, South Africa

The South African Constitutional Review Comittee is currently entertaining a proposal from the House of Traditional Leaders to scrap "sexual orientation" section from the bill of rights contained in Chapter 2 of the Constitution of South Africa

The SA Constitution reads: “The state may not unfairly discriminate directly or indirectly against anyone on one or more grounds, including race, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, language and birth.”

The removal of the sexual orienation term will mean SA LGBTI citizens will face rampant homophobic discrimination and in many cases homophobic hate crimes with no recourse, the task team on "corrective rape" will be null and void and the country's strengthening LGBTI community will have to go into hiding.

This proposal goes against the grain of mainstream South African sentiment and is only entertained because of the paternalistic respect within South African traditions which is now being wielded for homophobic purposes by the House of Traditional Leaders.

Nelson Mandela said during his inauguration speach that: ” Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another”"

Let's fulfill his vision!

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR PRESERVING SOUTH AFRICA'S CONSTITUTION, which was an early adopter of gay rights and set a bench mark for equality world wide.

Read more about it:

--> https://oblogdeeoblogda.wordpress.com/2012/05/04/south-africas-shocking-consitutional-review-of-its-sexual-orientation-rights/

--> http://www.mambaonline.com/article.asp?artid=6906

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Recent signatures

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    1. Reached 7,000 signatures
    2. 1000!

      Eugene Brockman
      Petition Organizer

      Thanks to one and all who signed. We are past 1000 and already heading to 1100!!! Mr. Holomisa of the Constitutional Review Committee won't know what hit him when he opens his inbox tomorrow morning.

      Big Gay Hugs to you all....

      Eugene Brockman
      Gay Flag of South Africa

    3. Reached 1,000 signatures
    4. Every signature will go straight to the inbox of Advocate SP Holomisa

      Eugene Brockman
      Petition Organizer

      Your signature will send an e-mail directly to Advocate SP Holomisa, he will already get to the office to find a 100 e-mails in his inbox Monday morning. Let's see if we can make it up to 1000!

      Kindly share, sign and follow our petition, does every body you know, know about gay rights being under threat in SA? If not let them know!

      Thanks for all your support!

      Eugene Brockman
      Gay Flag of South Africa
      South African Constitutional Protection Coalition

    5. Reached 100 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Siegfried Bahr TSHWANE, SOUTH AFRICA
      • over 2 years ago

      We also have rights as human beings

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    • Susan van Hemert PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA
      • over 2 years ago

      It is irrelevant what someone's sexual orientation is - we should not tinker with our constitution - it is a serious case

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    • Willie Barnard BLOEMFONTEIN, SOUTH AFRICA
      • over 2 years ago

      This $h1T has to end!

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    • LEONHARD RODE PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA
      • over 2 years ago

      BECAUSE IT IS MAY GOD-GIVEN RIGHT TO BE WHO AND WHAT I AM. I DID NOT CHOOSE - OR DID YOU CHOOSE YOUR SEXUAL ORIENTATION? - IT IS NOT A MATTER OF CHOICE - BUT I "AM WHO AND WHAT I AM BY THE GRAGE OF GOD ALONE!!!" THE CONSTITUTION MERELY CONFIRMS THAT RIGHT TO PROTECT THOSE WHO SUFFER THE CONSIQUENCES OF HOMOPHOBIA - IT DOES NOT CHANGE MY OR ANYBODY'S ORIENTATION - IT MERELY AFFIRMS OUR RIGHT TO BE EQUAL HUMANS.

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    • Marius Heath JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
      • over 2 years ago

      I am gay and we all proud to be gay. Give us our rights just like everyone else

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