Friday, 23 March 2007

Blair proud of gay rights record

Tony Blair has said he is proud of his achievements on gay rights while prime minister, and that Britain has had a cultural change since 1997.

Addressing campaign group Stonewall, Mr Blair said civil partnerships had had a "civilising effect" which reached beyond the gay community.

He said the first civil partnerships had given him a lot of pride and joy. Read more

1 comment:

Father Nick De Keyser SSC said...

I wonder how he squares this with his Christian commitment and therefore his obligation to protect the interests of different faith groups whom he has clearly not listened to. Mr Blair seems to have two mouths and one ear (great idea for a "Spitting Image" caricature!) - you will all no doubt know that very pious and corny cliche that the Lord gave us two ears and one mouth so that we could listen more than we speak!