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American-style culture wars in British politics?

A Catholic Liberal Democrat MP has been targeted by a leafleting campaign for voting according to his conscience on questions of abortion and on the Equality Act.

Leaflets produced by the Conservative Party candidate for Leeds North West attacked Greg Mulholland, the standing MP for the constituency, for his pro-life record and his voting record on amendments to schedule nine of the Equality Act which left existing legislation protecting the rights of religious groups in place. Mr Mulholland consistently voted for pro-life amendments when the HFE Bill was being discussed and has abstained from voting on questions of gay rights.

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Written by annaarco

May 5, 2010 at 1:27 pm