Conservative candidate hits out at anti-gay ‘bigots’
Totnes candidate Sarah Wollaston is the latest to be targeted by Coalition for Marriage’s leaflets.
She tweeted that voters in her constituency had been receiving the leaflets warning that she had voted for same-sex marriage when she was an MP. She was also Chair of the Health Select Committee.
The leaflets, which are the same as the ones delivered in Caroline Lucas’s Brighton constituency, read: “Your MP Sarah Wollaston voted for same-sex marriage. Use your vote for true marriage at the General Election on 7 May.”
She tweeted: “‘Coalition for marriage’ are stuffing these through letter boxes in my area. Thanks bigots, I’m proud of that vote!”
‘Coalition for marriage’ are stuffing these through letter boxes in my area. Thanks bigots, I’m proud of that vote! pic.twitter.com/pwTpcOXOsO
— Sarah Wollaston (@sarahwollaston) April 20, 2015
The majority of MPs who voted against same-sex marriage were from the Conservative Party.
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