Gay marriage opponents in Scotland criticised for doctored petition

Seem equality opponents in America aren’t the only ones to try some opposition slight of hand. From the

Scotland For Marriage, the campaign against same-sex marriage, have come under strong criticism for wrongly including the names of equal marriage supporters on an online petition that opposes equality.


Stephen Donnelly, a second year politics student at the University of Edinburgh, said: “I was surprised and distressed to find my name so publicly associated with a homophobic campaign that seeks to restrict the rights of LGBT citizens across Scotland.

“It throws into question the whole Scotland for Marriage campaign; who knows what other support may have been falsified? For instance, were the 28,000 ‘signed’ postcards they submitted all signed by real people? If they are to salvage any credibility, they need to provide answers fast.”

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