The Religion of Rights

Oct 30, 2017 by

by Sir Roger Scruton, BBC Radio 4: “European society”, says Sir Roger Scruton, “is rapidly jettisoning its Christian heritage and has found nothing to put in its place save the religion of human rights”. But, he argues, this new “religion” delivers one-sided...

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Human Rights Campaign Ranks 500 US Cities on ‘LGBT’ Inclusivity: 68 Score Perfect, 11 Get Zeroes

Oct 24, 2017 by

by Stoyan Zaimov, Christian Post: Pro-gay activist organization Human Rights Campaign has ranked over 500 U.S. cities, including all 50 state capitols, in a “best” to “worst” list on how they score on LGBT inclusivity issues. HRC has in the past been criticized by some...

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European Court of Human Rights failures revealed as members ignore rulings

Sep 23, 2017 by

by Jon Rogers, Daily Express: National governments of the 47 members of the Council of Europe have ignored the rulings of 9,944 judgements with some cases stretching back to 1992, according to the Council’s database. Cases ruled as a violation of human rights include segregating HIV-positive...

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The Religion of Human Rights is Anti- Democratic

Jun 21, 2017 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: There is a new religion in town. It alone knows the truth. It is intolerant, authoritarian and anti-democratic.
Like many of its cult-like forbears in the West it has its roots in Christianity but has become quite specifically anti-Christianity– the child seeking to...

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How do we decide which human rights should be protected in law?

Jan 9, 2017 by

by Roger Scruton, guest post at barristerblogger: Theresa May’s Government has floated the idea that the next election might be contested on a pledge to incorporate all the rights guaranteed by the European Convention on Human Rights, while leaving the European Convention and the jurisdiction of...

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We need freedom, not human rights

Jan 7, 2017 by

by Luke Gittos, spiked: Between Christmas and New Year, the prime minister, Theresa May, announced that the Tories would fight the 2020 General Election on a pledge to repeal the Human Rights Act (HRA). She said she hoped to ‘lift and shift’ the rights bestowed by the European Convention on Human...

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