THE intervention of Muslim leaders in the Scottish local election campaign is a real wild card.
The Glasgow Council of Imams is calling on followers to vote against candidates who support gay marriage. Since all five main parties are more or less committed to legalising same-sex marriage, you might think it a rather pointless recommendation. But in low-turnout contests, which often turn on local or personality issues, it is not inconceivable that there might be an upset in Glasgow, where most Scottish Asians live. The Roman Catholic Church is also calling on followers to oppose gay marriage.
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