UK MP wants anti-terror measure to cover same-sex marriage

A Conservative UK MP has said anti-terror laws should be applied to those who teach that same-sex marriage is wrong.

Mark Spencer has promoted the use of Extreme Disruption Orders (EDOs) to prevent teachers disseminating the idea that marriage should only be between a man and a woman.

EDOs are a new anti-hate-speech measure introduced in the UK.

They are designed to prevent the spreading of radical ideas by jihadists.

Another reason for the introduction of EDOs is the promotion of “British values”, defined in the past as including democracy and tolerance.

Mr Spencer wrote in a letter to a constituent that Christian teachers were still entitled to teach their views on same-sex marriage, but only in certain situations.

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