The Member of Parliament for MICAL Miriam Emmanuel issuing a statement late this evening to clarify a statement she made in the house of assembly today. The MICAL M.P said her comments in support of respect for authority which was taken totally out of context and misunderstood.
Emmanuel wants the record to reflect that she does not condone domestic violence or any type of violence in any way shape or form. The MICAL M.P said she deeply regrets those words and wants all women in this country to know and understand that she is an advocate for and stand firm in support of women’s rights.
The Member of Parliament MICAL concluded her statement sincerely apologizing to the people of the Bahamas and her constituents in MICAL if her comments offended them in any way.