'Gay Cure' Bus Ad Ban 'Deep Threat' To Democratic Freedom

The High Court has ruled the banning of a 'gay cure' bus ad was a "deep threat" to democratic freedoms.

Christian group Core Issues Trust, which tries to help people overcome gay urges, created the advert.

However the ad campaign was pulled by Transport for London (TfL), who claimed it breached its advertising policy because it could have caused widespread offence.

Core Issues Trust will now apply for a judicial review of TfL's decision.

The advert was due to appear on 24 London buses as a repost to one by gay rights organisation Stonewall, which ran last April reading: "Some people are gay. Get over it!"

The Core Issues Trust advert was due to read: "Not Gay. Ex-Gay, Post-Gay and Proud. Get over it!".


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