The Spectator Article Rating

Kate Forbes: I'm against gay marriage and self-ID

Feb 20, 2023 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    58% Very Conservative

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  • Policy Leaning

    58% Very Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    -66% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

49% : Same-sex marriage became legal in Scotland in 2014 while Forbes was elected in 2016.
40% : Elsewhere she was also asked about her approach to same-sex marriage, with Forbes saying that she would not have supported it as a 'matter of conscience' if she had been a member of parliament at the time.
29% : Mr S looks forward to Forbes being asked other difficult questions in the race such as whether gay sex is sinful and if abortion is murder...

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