Saturday, 5 May 2012

Some further thoughts on Lynne Featherstone and George Orwell

Following my blogpost on Lynne Featherstone's absurd literary gaffe about same-sex marriage, I've received two particuarly observant responses. Ann Farmer, the pro-life author, said:
"Government proposals for same-sex 'marriage', by marginalising those who disagree, do indeed suggest that all will be equal, but that those who agree with the move will be more equal than others. And speaking of Orwell, Ms Featherstone's remark is also redolent of 1984 - a fine example of state-imposed 'doublethink'."
And Fr Brendan Gerard, who served on SPUC's staff as a researcher and writer in the 1990s, said:
"The mere fact there is an "equalities minister" already tells us everything we need to know!"
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