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Death stalks beauty queen

by Ed Beavan

COMMENTS by the Conservative MP Alan Duncan on the BBC satirical quiz Have I Got News For You drew more than 100 complaints.

Mr Duncan, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons and openly gay, talked of murdering Miss California, Carrie Prejean (above), who is 21, because she had said that “marriage should be between a man and a woman” when she was ques­tioned at the Miss America beauty pageant in which she was competing last week. She finished second. ...

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