Friday, April 13, 2012

Boris 'To Be Sued' Over Gay Cure Advert Ban

A Christian group is taking legal action against Mayor of London Boris Johnson after he banned bus advertisements suggesting gay people could be cured.

The posters, by the Core Issues Trust, stated: "Not gay! Post-gay, ex-gay and proud. Get over it!"

The adverts were backed by Anglican Mainstream, a global group that says it is committed to the traditional biblical teaching on marriage, the family and human sexuality.

It is understood that organisation has instructed solicitors after the banning of the campaign.

The poster was believed to mock pro-gay group Stonewall's adverts that said: "Some people are gay. Get over it."

It was due to run for two weeks on the sides of vehicles serving main routes through the capital, including close to St Paul's Cathedral, Oxford Street, Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus.

But, after the campaign was labelled as homophobic, London Mayor Boris Johnson ordered it to be pulled. Read More