Ahn Sang-soo (born May 1946)
Ahn Sang-soo (Korean: 안상수; Hanja: 安相洙; RR: An Sang-su; born 28 May 1946) is a South Korean politician of the Saenuri Party who served as two-time mayor of Incheon from 2002 to 2010. In the 2010 local elections he lost his position to Song Young-gil of the Democratic Party. He was a candidate for the Saenuri nomination in the 2012 presidential elections. As mayor, Ahn was responsible for initiating a range of expensive construction projects which have been implicated in causing financial difficulties.
On November 22, 2019, while serving in the National Assembly representing the opposition Liberty Korea party, he introduced an amendment to remove remove homophobia and transphobia from a list of violations of an anti-discrimination law. He used a poster that compared homosexual marriage to a picture of a woman marrying a dog.
- "In stunning turn, opposition parties secure significant victory in elections". The Hankyoreh. 3 June 2010. Retrieved 29 April 2012.
- "Ex-Incheon mayor joins Saenuri presidential race". The Korea Herald. 6 May 2012. Retrieved 7 May 2012.
- "In financial pinch, Incheon under pressure to downscale Asiad plan". The Korea Times. 4 April 2012. Archived from the original on 6 November 2013. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
- "Outcry as conservative South Korean MPs seek to curtail LGBT rights". 21 November 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2019.
- "[팩트체크K] "'동성애' 차별금지 조항서 없애자"…안상수 법안 따져보니". 21 November 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2019.
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