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Tim Farron.Being gay is not a sin

On 19 Apr 2017 at 11:50pm LibDem wrote:
Tim Farron: Lib Dem leader says being gay is not a sin.In the House of Commons, he was asked by Mr Evans: "A lot of his views will be asked about over the next seven weeks, and he was asked one question which he refused to give an answer to, and I'd be interested if he could today.
"Does he think that being gay is a sin?"
Mr Farron replied: "I do not. And I tell you what, I am very proud to have gone through the lobby behind him in the coalition government where the Liberal Democrats introduced gay marriage, equal marriage, and indeed did not go as far as it should have done in terms of recognising transgender rights.
"However, there is much more to be done, and if we campaign in this election, as we will, for an open, tolerant, united society, then we need to make sure that we do not in any way be complacent about LGBT rights, not just here, but in other parts of the world."
During the debate on holding an early general election, Mr Farron also said the Conservatives would be "taking candy from a baby" when it came to claiming seats from Labour - and repeatedly failed to rule out another Tory coalition.
'Liberal to fingertips'
Mr Farron had been asked about his religious beliefs three times on Channel 4 News, each time refusing to say if he agreed with the biblical view that homosexuality was a sin.
Instead, he said he was "passionate about equality, about equal marriage and about equal rights for LGBT people" and that he did not want to "make theological announcements".

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On 20 Apr 2017 at 6:14am Road to Hell wrote:
Do you have OCD?
On 20 Apr 2017 at 7:40am Alan the cat wrote:
Stop it please. This forum is a nightmare. Just a soap box for utter tools
On 20 Apr 2017 at 9:20am Guy boy wrote:
Do not let him baby sit
On 20 Apr 2017 at 10:34am Clifford wrote:
This copying-and-pasting business is boring and self-defeating.
On 20 Apr 2017 at 12:30pm Come on then Alan wrote:
Write about something you are interested in and stop whining about what other people like.
On 20 Apr 2017 at 12:31pm Based wrote:
Gay is so over. The libdems need a trans mp asap. I am imagine Grayson will be for Labour but he is just a transvestite which is kind of lame so they need to get a move on.
On 20 Apr 2017 at 6:04pm by eck wrote:
It's as much of a soapbox for people whining about people being tools.
On 20 Apr 2017 at 7:53pm Reality wrote:
Who even is he? Something about being a Lib Dem, I remember them from way back... didn't realise they were still going

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