LGBTI Discussion more like a Rally than a Debate – Scotman Article


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Here is the Solas article in todays Scotsman

Somewhat surprised to see the positive comments afterwards!

LGBTI discussion more like a rally than a debate

Nicola Sturgeon and Patrick Harvey have differing views on the issue. Picture: TSPL

Nicola Sturgeon and Patrick Harvey have differing views on the issue. Picture: TSPL

WORRYINGLY major change to take place without talks, writes David Robertson

When is a debate not a debate? That question crossed my mind when I watched the recent LGBTI Scottish Parliamentary leaders debate. The trouble was that there was no debate. It was more like a religious/political rally as each of the party leaders fell over themselves to declare how LGBTI friendly they were and to offer ever more ‘rights’ to the 250 people assembled there.

There is a troubling trend in Scottish politics for major change to take place, especially on ‘moral’ issues ,without proper debate, rational thinking and real consultation. These are being replaced by virtue signalling, political posturing and…

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