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Anti-gay Tory MPs call on David Cameron to abandon modernising agenda in video

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  1. These Tory bigots fail to understand that marriage equality is not a deal breaker for voters.

    They should simply own up and admit that they are hateful, monstrous bigots who belong in the BNP.

    1. Yes, but many of them are more understanding when it comes to adultery. Can’t think why?

  2. I’m curious to see if that homophobic bigot Sarah Teather will also join this group?

    Even though she pretends to be a LibDem – like these Tory bigots, she belongs in the BNP.

    1. But she was clearly threatened by the Catholic church, because she voted consistently and pushed for equality all the way along … until this point. Then came out with laughable excuses as to why equal marriage was different, and caught out lying along the way. It’s not uncommon for the Catholic cult to threaten ex-communication, refusal of communion, to shun members who don’t act in the way the Catholic cult demand of them. That is why … it’s a cult. Yet if it said anyone using contraception would be ex-communicated it would lose 50% of its membership overnight.

      Teather is still a bigot for refusing to back marriage equality tho, so I agree. She has disgraced herself – only an apology and full reversal of her position could repair that damage.

      1. An apology from Teather is insufficient.

        She voted to keep us as 2nd class citizens.

        The LGBT community must endeavour to ensure than ANYONE who voted against equal marriage is not re-elected at the next election.

        That includes the homophobic bigot Sarah Teather.

        1. I agree, but right now the bill hasn’t been right through the whole process, so there is still time for her to …. evolve, or at least chose to do the right thing for equal rights. I don’t believe her lame excuses for why she voted against this one measure, and yet voted for all the rest, and even if she’s not honest about the pressure she was put under she can do the right thing on 3rd reading.

        2. Robert in S. Kensington 18 Mar 2013, 1:40pm

          I agree, but there are some Tory bigots who live in safe constituencies, that’s why some are bold enough to make such statements as Stewart and his ilk have done. If they are voted back in, then in a way, it will prove them wrong, that it wasn’t about equal marriage after all, but of course, they wouldn’t see it that way but would undoubtedly come up with some lame excuse as to why they won re-election. Some will win, some won’t.

          1. It shoud be easy enough to get rid of Sarah Teather at the next election.

            She’s in a marginal seat and now that she has completely lost the LGBT vote, we should be able to ensure she gets the boot at the next election.

            She has no place in public life if she believes than the gay community are 2nd class citizens.

      2. @Gulliver – “That is why…it’s a cult”. You’re back!

        I almost fell on the floor laughing at this one. I really must have pissed you off last week…but true to form you are like a dog with a bone…you just wont give it up.

        You may be right about Teather…but then it is usually easy for bigots to recognise each other…must be bigotdar or something.

        Pot…kettle.

        I really do enjoy some of your posts…you can be very entertaining…I haven’t stopped laughing since I read this one and laughing is definitely good for the soul…so keep up the good work…it’s much appreciated.

        And 20? Really?

        Pot…stir

        Love ya xx

  3. This video is GREAT because it SHOWS US, in worrying movement and colour and sound, WHO our DECLARED ENEMY is in this country.

    What horrified me, while watching this video, is that on a regular basis I meet and interact with dozens of English men and women who LOOK and SOUND just like this parade of hate-filled homophobic dinosaurs. I am sure we all do.

    They have orchestrated this video with worrying care. Not one of them speaks impromptu. Each one of them has carefully prepared his or her contribution, with some of them clearly reading from a script positioned adjacent to the lens.

    Peter Bone appears to have been sitting in some kind of rocking chair, or at least a chair which rocks! May ALL of these narrow-minded, tunnel-visioned old goats take to rocking-chairs as soon as possible and quickly spend the rest of their hate-filled lives in nursing homes.

    Who needs them?

    The UK doesn’t.

  4. Robert in S. Kensington 18 Mar 2013, 11:49am

    Now let me understand. Bigot Stewart says 136 voted against equal marriage and 135 didn’t vote at all? The result on February 5th indicated 126 Conservatives voted for it, 134 voted against while 35 Conservatives abstained. Which is it, or am I missing something? Why aren’t Tim Loughton and David Burrowes in the video I wonder? Afraid to have the ‘homophobic’ label finally pinned on them perhaps? Are they all going to march against equal marriage on March 24th on solidarity with French opponents? Now let’s see if Ann Widdecombe and Sharon James turn up.

  5. We have increasing levels of poverty. People are finding it harder and harder to make ends meet and it’s only going to get worse. Essential services are being severely eroded. Facilities for the most vulnerable – like the homeless and people with HIV are particularly hard hit

    But these moral paragons are having screaming meemies over people who love each other because *HORROR* they’re 2 men or 2 women?

    I just can’t even conceive of a moral code that’s that broken

    1. Where is that MP recall legislation when you need it !

      It seems tho their seats are so safe that only time and mother nature can remove these odious troglodytes :(

      Although … the best advice really is to just ignore them. It’s 400 to 175, and will be just as compelling on the 3rd reading.

      1. “odious troglodytes” ! Excellent!

  6. Ironically, I managed to hurry someone along in to putting back the “Gay Rights” category on

    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/mps/

    So if you select an MP you’ll see, under “Voting Record”, the “Gay Rights” category, once more, and you’ll be able to see a history of their votes on that.

    1. A valuable tool, Gulliver. My MP hasn’t bothered to even turn up to vote for Gay Rights issues.

    2. raisinhead 18 Mar 2013, 1:23pm

      Useful!

  7. Robert in S. Kensington 18 Mar 2013, 11:59am

    “However, among Conservative voters who have recently switched to the UK Independence Party 51% oppose same-sex marriage and only 39% support it”.

    Just exactly how many of the 51% who’ve allegedly switched to UKIP are there in actual numbers I wonder? That several MPs have produced this video, what does that say for every one of them who voted against equal marriage? Have they all endorsed it? If not, then perhaps this is nothing to really be concerned about. Of course the Mail and Telegraph will spin it as if it is the majority opinion of the Conservative Party, nothing more than fear-mongering. I suppose the animus will accumulate once it passes a third reading in the Commons and I suspect this video has more to do with that with an eye to influencing the Lords to derail it. What will all of these halfwits do if the Lords actually passes it? Hopefully, they’ll resign rather than face an embarrassing defeat in the 2015 election.

  8. Let them be members of Conservative Grassroots and let them be remembered for the homophobic dinosaurs that they are.

  9. Lemme see…Bob Stewart: wasn’t he the man that ratted on his wife when he had an extra-marital affair with his interpreter? And, despite having been unfaithful to his wife, now he’s got the arrogance to pontificate at other folk – most of whom will be far more loyal than him to their partners.

    1. PantoHorse 18 Mar 2013, 1:05pm

      Often the case, Katie, that the most sanctimonious of all are absolute hypocrites behind all the moralising about what other people should/shouldn’t get up to.

    2. Robert in S. Kensington 18 Mar 2013, 1:43pm

      Yes, Katie. What I don’t understand is why adultery among bigoted MPs against equal marriage isn’t hammered repeatedly to shut some of them up, but nobody dares do it.

      1. GulliverUK 18 Mar 2013, 1:51pm

        Bob Blackman also voted against equal marriage.

        Must have been something to do with his 11-year affair behind his wife’s back !

        http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2249028/Bob-Blackman-Tory-MP-leading-crusade-safeguard-traditional-marriage-11-year-affair-wifes-back.html

        Perhaps he now is against marriage completely ! :D

        ps. Although he’s not in that group, I feel it my sacred duty to mention his vote and his affair. I shall be searching for details of dear old Col. Bob’s affair – I’m sure there’s a good write-up somewhere. :)

        1. Robert in S. Kensington 18 Mar 2013, 2:09pm

          Adulteress, Nadine Dorries is another. She had the affrontery to give evidence in the equal marriage committee hearings. She too voted against it. Then there’s that other adulterer, MP Sir Roger Gale, on his third marriage already. Another one with the gall to stand up in the Commons on February 5th and got into a very bizarre rant and who voted no. I’m sure there are others we know nothing about.

          I only wished Peter Tatchell had carried out his threat to out those having clandestine gay affairs and who also voted no.

  10. Paul Hutton 18 Mar 2013, 1:04pm

    And he led out troops to invade a country too allow the freedom of that nation, freedom of choice uncle Bob, you were one of my heroes…what a bigoted pratt

  11. Most voters are for equal marriage.
    Most uncommitted voters are for equal marriage. I can’t stand the Tory leadership, but this is a bit of maths they seem to understand. On this issue, to paraphrase Chris Patten, they DO know the difference between a bandwagon and a hearse.
    Their fruitcake party loyalists either don’t understand the maths or prefer a politically pure wilderness excluded from power. In either case they deserve everything they get.

  12. Jock S. Trap 18 Mar 2013, 2:17pm

    Such a shame how these turn of event’s will stalk the Tory party. It’s disgusting.

    History will show David Cameron, a Conservative Prime Minister, as a champion for Marriage Equality but his Grassroots Conservatives as the true bigots they are. This is what history will show out and loud and it will hurt them more than they will ever know.

    Grassroots Conservatives, along with UKip provide us with proof that they dishonour democracy and shout out as a minority just to promote their homophobia.

    Fact is it was an overwhelming majority that voted for Marriage Equality that a minority wish to tear up and all because religion tells them so.

    They will find it hard to find support from decent voters and like myself who don’t support any party but vote on which party speaks for my interest at a General Election.

    This will be their undoing.

  13. These Michael Foots of the Tory Right do amuse me. (No offence to Michael Foot, he was much nicer than them, just similarly deluded)

  14. My word no, we musn’t have social progress. That would never do. We are still struggling to come to terms with universal suffrage.

  15. I don’t think I’ve seen that many creaky old dinosaurs in one place since I last went to the Natural History Museum…

    Do these guys actually have any other points of concern, apart from marriage equality? I watched the Pensioner Parade video, and that’s the only concrete thing any of them actually said.

    Why not just come out and call yourselves Tory Homophobes, rather than trying to use the words “grass roots” as a euphemism for “vinegar-faced backwards old bigots”?

  16. In the background of the chairman of this movement there is the Stephen Green (anti gay extremist, spouse abusers and martial rape enthusiast) book “the sexual dead end”.

    This book is an extremists manifesto for anti gay views.

  17. Robert in S. Kensington 18 Mar 2013, 3:27pm

    Wait until they hear about former U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton who today announced support for equal marriage. She could well be the next Democratic contender for the Presidency. Suck it up, Tory bigots!

  18. Christopher in Canada 18 Mar 2013, 5:11pm

    He sounds like these Tea Party idiots in the States that want to “take back America”!

    Take it back to what, 1953??

  19. Better still, why don’t you retire instead of holding back progress that the people are clearly happy with.

  20. Wow, just incredible.

    The momentum is undeniable and gay equality and marriage equality are pretty much a done deal but these idiots are so bigoted that they are going out of their ways to record their backwardness and bigotry for the world to see for generations.

    Their children, grand children and great grandchildren will be so embarrassed and ashamed. NO ONE will speak of these men with pride in 10 years.

    I guess there is a certain amount of satisfaction in knowing that we’ve won the “culture wars” declared on us and we’ll get to see our enemies figuratively dragged through the streets in shame.

  21. johnny33308 18 Mar 2013, 8:23pm

    Yet more ignorant bigots who will find themselves on the wrong side of history! Their names will go down in history like those of Segregationists and Apartheidists and cause extreme embarrassment to their descendants…..good job! Fools!

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