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Sep 04, 2007 Quickie Link: Senior UK Politician Attacks Civil partnerships
By vanrozenheim

(UK) - A leading Tory MP, Michael Ancram, has launched a withering attack on civil unions, saying treating them in the same way as marriage "insults the intelligence of the British people." In an open attack on Conservative leader David Cameron, the MP for Devizes unveiled an alternative manifesto today calling on the party to adopt more traditional Tory policies. "Giving them that equivalence does not enhance them; instead it diminishes the value of real marriage. In doing so it damages the concept of family and eventually of community." The enexpected attack against civil partnerships reveals deep anti-Gay bias among UK conservatives, however thinly veiled.

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