In this June 1, 2012 photo, Katsuei Hirasawa, center, a veteran lawmaker of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, speaks to reporters at Japanese Embassy in Beijing, China. Hirasawa is drawing criticism for his comment made on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, that “a nation would collapse” if everyone became LGBT. (Kyodo News via AP)
In this June 1, 2012 photo, Katsuei Hirasawa, center, a veteran lawmaker of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, speaks to reporters at Japanese Embassy in Beijing, China. Hirasawa is drawing criticism for his comment made on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, that “a nation would collapse” if everyone became LGBT. (Kyodo News via AP) AP
In this June 1, 2012 photo, Katsuei Hirasawa, center, a veteran lawmaker of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, speaks to reporters at Japanese Embassy in Beijing, China. Hirasawa is drawing criticism for his comment made on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, that “a nation would collapse” if everyone became LGBT. (Kyodo News via AP) AP