Is this cartoon a step too far?

The <em>Daily Mail</em>’s take on the suggeston that gay couples could get married in churches.

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I suppose you wouldn't expect subtlety from a cartoon accompanying Richard Littlejohn's column in the Daily Mail. Now, from the people that brought you sheep getting married in the name of multiculturalism, comes a measured and rational response to the suggestion that civil partnerships take place in churches.


In the words of Littlejohn himself in the accompanying column: "Sometimes words fail even me. There's no limit, is there?"

In other news, here's what the Daily Telegraph did yesterday.

Samira Shackle is a freelance journalist, who tweets @samirashackle. She was formerly a staff writer for the New Statesman.

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