Chris Hunt

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Chris Hunt is a Conservative councillor for Ashtead Village Ward on Mole Valley District Council.

Same-Sex Marriage

In February 2012, Mr Hunt tweeted[1] a link asking people to sign the Coalition for Marriage petition which stated:

"I support the legal definition of marriage which is the voluntary union for life of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others. I oppose any attempt to redefine it."[2]

The Coalition for Marriage describes itself as "an umbrella group of individuals and organisations ... backed by politicians, lawyers, academics and religious leaders"[3]. They are supported by the Evangelical Alliance[4] and former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey[5], and have connections with other Christian groups[6].

The group claims it "draws upon a substantial body of evidence". Science and evidence-based politics blogger Martin Robbins described their argument as "confused, irrational and ultimately self-defeating"[7].



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