Double standards at UK's advertising industry watchdog
27 June 2013
The ASA is being accused of double-standards and bias
The UK's advertising watchdog has been accused on double-standards as it conducts an investigation into a newspaper advertisement about the government's bill on same-sex marriage.
SPUC, which produced the advertisement, said the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) was protecting election advertising by politicians but censoring non-election advertising about bills proposed by politicians.
SPUC's advertisement warned that "gay relationships will be promoted in schools" if the Government's Marriage (Same Sex Couples) bill becomes law. [SPUC, 26 June]
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