The deputy mayor of Madrid and coordinator of Citizens in the Community, begona villacis, has lost forgiveness for his party’s support for the law of only yes is yes. This regulation went ahead with 205 votes in favor in Congress, including that of the Citizens deputies in the Lower House. Villacís has apologized for supporting this regulation, he has done so during a debate in the plenary session of the Madrid City Council this Tuesday.
The PP has presented a proposal to urge from the Cibeles plenary session the immediate revision of the regulations and to demand the resignation of the Minister of Equality, Irene Monteroand the Secretary of State for Equality, Angela Rodriguez Pam. This initiative has not finally gone ahead. It has had the support of Ciudadanos and PP. More Madrid, PSOE and Grupo Mixto have voted against, while Vox has abstained.
The councilor of the PP in the Town Hall Sonia Cea He has charged against “the arrogance of some and the complicit silence of others”, after “from the beginning the PP and the judges warned of the reduction of sentences” and that translates into 325 reductions in sentences and 31 released sexual offenders , “despite a grudging modification” and “as a gift from a government that came to defend women.” The proposal has been presented by the PP in the plenary session of Cibeles, once the intention to modify the law has been announced, due to “responsibility and because time is running out.”
In the corridors of Cibeles, the mayor, Jose Luis Martinez-Almeidahas transferred to the media that “it is a scandal that this law was approved” and that the Minister of Equality “is still there” before the “indignation of the Spanish”. In addition, he has indicated that the leader of Más Madrid, Rita Mastersasks to reform the law “by dragging”, because “he has no choice but to participate in the repeal of this law.”
The socialist Emilia Martínez has rejected “any lesson” from the PP against her party in the fight against gender violence, “just like with social advances.” “And less with you (the PP bench), who govern with the ultra-right denialist of gender violence,” she pointed out.
After listening to his words, the vice mayor Begoña Villacís has recommended him “modesty” to the PSOE and more “when it has left 31 sexual offenders on the street.” “We apologize because Cs supported this law, we recognized the error and asked for a rectification,” Villacís assured.
“The parties that criticize the law are not macho, the macho are the 31 aggressors who are on the street,” he launched after criticizing this “sinister law.” «Neither machismo, nor trivialize machismo, nor Pam’s laughs. Change the law now,” said the leader of Ciudadanos.
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