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Ann Widdecombe says gay laws threaten Christian freedom of speech

Ann Widdecombe, MP for Maidstone and the Weald, warned a Bournemouth church on Saturday that new equality laws could see Christians being sued.

Widdecombe, 62, appeared at a debate titled Christianity in Public Life at St Andrew’s Bournemouth United Reformed Church, the Bournemouth Daily Echo reports.

During a question and answer session, she said: "For the first time in this country we are being obliged as citizens to do things which are against our conscience.

“The other thing is that you can now have the police on your doorstep, but not for something that you have done, but for the views that you have expressed.”

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January 26, 2010

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