Doctors who won’t carry out abortions ‘are not promoted’

Jul 21, 2016 by

by Simon Caldwell, Mailonline: Doctors who refuse to take part in abortions are suffering increasingly from harassment and discrimination at work, the British Medical Association has told MPs. Healthcare professionals are complaining to the union that they faced a glass ceiling and were denied promotion if they objected to abortions, a report reveals today. The parliamentary inquiry also found that staff were under ‘widespread and increasing pressure’ to participate in abortions....

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Unnecessary and Inappropriate Constitutional Conflict in North Carolina

May 13, 2016 by

by Robert McFarland, Public Discourse: If the federal government, via the interpretive activity of one of its executive departments, can issue mandates to the states regarding bathrooms, it is hard to imagine an area of local governance shielded from federal scrutiny. On May 4, 2016, a deputy assistant attorney general of the United States mailed a demand letter to the governor of North Carolina instructing him to “not comply with or implement” North Carolina law. This letter represents the...

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Mennonite pastor heads to prison for helping former lesbian

Feb 3, 2016 by

From OneNewsNow: A Mennonite pastor who was convicted of helping a former Vermont woman flee the country rather than share custody of her child with her former same-sex partner has been ordered to prison. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York issued a mandate Monday upholding the conviction of Kenneth Miller, of Stuarts Draft, Virginia, for his role in helping Lisa Miller flee the country in 2009 with her daughter Isabella. The Millers are not related. On Tuesday, U.S. District...

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A terrible act of inhumanity that shows why justice must never be secret

Dec 3, 2013 by

By Christopher Booker, Mailonline Throughout all my years reporting on scores of chilling examples of what social workers are allowed to do behind the closed doors of our secret family courts, the case reported yesterday on the front page of the Daily Mail is not just the most disturbing of all. It also illustrates how far our ‘child protection’ system has now gone horrendously off the rails. The facts are so shocking they beggar belief. A pregnant Italian mother who was visiting...

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The illiberal liberals

Jun 13, 2013 by

By Andrew Carey, CEN The reality of illiberal liberalism is all around us at the moment, both within church and state. The rows over women bishops and gay marriage illustrate a deeply worrying trend in which majorities fail to provide sufficient space in which minorities can flourish with integrity and freedom. Monday’s edition of The Times (10 June) provided ample evidence. Firstly, the new appointee to the bishopric of Manchester, David Walker, suggested the possibility of dissolving...

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Tory MPs were 'warned their career and seat were under threat' if they did not back gay marriage in free vote

May 29, 2013 by

by Matt Chorley, Mailonline Conservative MPs claim they were threatened by party whips to back gay marriage or their political career would be finished. Tories were also reportedly warned they would lose financial and organisational backing at the next election if they refused to fall into line – something party insiders dismissed today as ‘categorically untrue’. More than a dozen angry backbenchers have now written to peers urging them to oppose the Marriage (Same Sex...

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