British Government refuses to say whether proclaiming divinity of Christ is a hate crime

Dec 20, 2017 by

from Catholic Herald: The British government has refused to say whether telling people about the Christian faith could be a hate crime. Lord Pearson of Rannoch, a UKIP peer, says when he raised a question on the issue on the House of Lords, the government failed to state clearly whether Christians...

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Former Ukip leader fears ‘appeasement of Islam’ threatens Christianity

Dec 13, 2017 by

by Sarah Westcott, Daily Express: A SENIOR peer fears Christians could be arrested for airing their views on Jesus under hate crime laws which he claims “appease Muslims”. Lord Pearson of Rannoch said free speech is being eroded by political correctness and people are becoming afraid to speak...

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Hate crime is a meaningless and dangerous myth

Oct 20, 2017 by

by Leo McKinstry, Daily Express: Britain is a land of remarkable tolerance but that is not how the politically correct brigade regards us. On the contrary, self-righteous social engineers see our nation as a boiling cauldron of bigotry. According to this narrative, vicious prejudice has increased...

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The Uses and Abuses of Hate

Oct 18, 2017 by

by Robert Knight, Washington Times, from Virtueonline: Given its prominence in current public discourse, one would think that hate, not love, is a many-splendored thing. The perfectly good word, which oozes out of every media pore, is now so overused that it means next to nothing. Every time you...

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Australian law bans speech vilifying opponents in gay ‘marriage’ debate

Sep 16, 2017 by

by Claire Chretien, LifeSite: Australian parliament is expected to pass a temporary law this week making it illegal to “vilify” or “intimidate” supporters and opponents of same-sex “marriage” as the country braces for a non-binding postal vote on the issue. The bill applies to content produced by...

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The fragile generation

Sep 10, 2017 by

by Jonathan Haidt, spiked: Worrying things have been happening on US campuses of late. While most of us are now familiar with the campus censors’ vocabulary of ‘trigger warnings’ and ‘microaggressions’, authoritarian student behaviour has recently taken an even more sinister turn. At Middlebury...

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