Tesco Values – Intolerance, Exclusion and Hope

Sep 29, 2016 by

by Daid Robertson, theweeflea: I was looking forward to the gig; a Solas talk and discussion in a somewhat unusual venue – the cafe in Tesco’s main store, Coatbridge.  According to the organisers the Tesco staff had been brilliant – welcoming and very helpful, even opening the cafe especially for the event.  ‘Good for them’,  I thought, ‘here is a big corporation who are prepared to have community engagement, maybe I was wrong about Tesco’s’.   The cafe had been booked for two months, all the...

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SOGI Laws: A Subversive Response to a Nonexistent Problem

Sep 29, 2016 by

by James Gottry, Public Discourse: Now is not the time for proponents of religious freedom to partner with proponents of sexual orientation and gender identity legislation in hopes of catching a few crumbs of liberty that fall from the table. The “price of citizenship” in a free society can never include our freedom of conscience. If we surrender that, then we have surrendered free society itself. Throughout history, every person under every regime has had—in the most elemental sense—the...

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Christian philosophers revile Christian philosopher for advocating Christianity

Sep 29, 2016 by

By Dr Edward Feser, LifeSite: Richard Swinburne, emeritus professor of philosophy at Oxford University, author of many highly influential books, and among the most eminent of contemporary Christian thinkers, recently gave the keynote address at a meeting of the Society of Christian Philosophers (SCP).  In his talk, which was on the theme of sexual morality, he defended the view that homosexual acts are disordered – a view that has historically been commonly held within Christianity and the...

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Kansas student ambushed by leftist student activists

Sep 27, 2016 by

from Cogwatch: Gabriel Lepinski is a mild-mannered and polite young gentleman studying in Kansas. He founded a Young Americans for Freedom chapter on campus but was recently ambushed and intimidated by a group of SJWs shouting them down. Robert Oscar Lopez and Brittany Klein speak with Lepinski to hear his side of the story and to look into ways that people off campus might be able to lend support to Lepinski and his members. This page offers some information about whom to contact in order to...

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Christian Writer Shot Dead For Insulting Islam

Sep 26, 2016 by

from Chistian Today: Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was shot dead on Sunday outside the court where he was to stand trial on charges of contempt of religion. Hattar, a Christian, was arrested after sharing on social media a caricature seen as insulting Islam, state news agency Petra said. The gunman was arrested at the scene. Hattar, an anti-Islamist activist and supporter of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, was arrested last month after he shared a caricature that depicted a bearded man in...

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New Australian book on marriage hits censorship roadblock

Sep 26, 2016 by

by Michael Cook, MercatorNet: Why are gay marriage supporters afraid to debate? One of today’s Australian headlines is “We can already see how a ‘debate’ about love will lead to violence and hate”. The article was written after a bomb threat to an LGBT FM station in Melbourne by a strong supporter of same-sex marriage and vehement opponent of a plebiscite. However, there may a grain of truth in her prediction, judging from the way doctor, activist and author David van Gend has been treated. Dr...

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