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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MP says free speech ‘includes right to offend’

Dec 24, 2016 by

by Chris Sugden, CEN: “The freedom to speak inoffensively is not worth having” Fiona Bruce MP has said. A strong call for reasonable accommodation to be enshrined in law was made in Parliament on November 30 in front of MPs, members of the Lords, political activists and church leaders. Fiona Bruce...

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Human Rights Day 2016: Statement by HG Bishop Angaelos

Dec 10, 2016 by

Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom 10 December 2016 As another year draws to a close and we mark Human Rights Day 2016, the importance of the sanctity of every human life remains challenged in far too many places in our world....

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The Left’s real agenda isn’t concerned with human rights – another reason why Conservatives must fight for them

Nov 27, 2016 by

by Andrew Thorpe-Apps, Conservative Home: […] But it is not just the Labour Party which finds itself in this position. Other organisations, some of which remain respected in the field of civil liberties, have experienced unsavoury episodes brought on by their left-leaning memberships. A case...

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