Lawmakers seek action for anti-gay signs

A group of lawmakers is asking the nation’s chief prosecutor to investigate signs and demonstrations against the office of sexual diversity in Goicoechea.

The lawmakers, all members of the Partido Acción Ciudadana also said they would like the chief prosecutor, Jorge Chavarría, to advise them of any lapses in the nation’s laws that they could fill with new legislation to prosecute hate crimes.

The statement from the political party said that there were signs with threatening messages that were discriminatory against the gay and lesbian populations as well as the work done by the local government office.

The lawmakers are Marco Vinicio Redondo, Franklin Corella, Marcela Guerrero, Emilia Molina, Laura Garro and Epsy Campbell.

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