The abomination of judicially-enforced abortion

Jun 11, 2014 by

From Cranmer: Lord Justice Munby – Head of the Family Division of the High Court of Justice in England and Wales – has featured a number of times on His Grace’s blog over recent years. He is the “self-regarding, pompous, publicity-seeking pillock” who says the law of this country is secular, and that Christianity no longer informs its morality or values. He has also declared that “secular judges” ought not to view the precepts of one faith as any...

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Government backs away from sweeping new parenting law

Jun 11, 2014 by

From The Christian Institute: The Government at Westminster has backed off from an elaborate parenting law, which at one stage looked set to be included in the Queen’s Speech. We have no doubt that the Government has had to reconsider because of the letters MPs have been receiving from constituents. Two months ago Government sources were briefing the national press to say there would be a new law criminalising deliberate harm to a child’s “physical, intellectual, emotional,...

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Islamic law is adopted by British legal chiefs

Mar 23, 2014 by

By John Bingham, Telegraph Solicitors told how to draw up Sharia-style wills penalising widows and non-believers Islamic law is to be effectively enshrined in the British legal system for the first time under guidelines for solicitors on drawing up “Sharia compliant” wills.   Under ground-breaking guidance, produced by The Law Society, High Street solicitors will be able to write Islamic wills that deny women an equal share of inheritances and exclude unbelievers altogether....

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Gay marriage: Law changes backed in Commons vote

Mar 7, 2014 by

From The Christian Institute Yesterday, MPs backed changes to a raft of centuries-old laws ahead of this month’s gay marriages, in a paper ballot of the whole House of Commons. Last week a committee of MPs approved new rules to go alongside the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act, proposing changes such as replacing the term “widow” with “woman whose deceased spouse was a man” or “that person’s surviving spouse” in some instances. Under the rules,...

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What’s at Stake at the Bakery: How Property Rights Got Sexy

Mar 4, 2014 by

by Adam J. MacLeod, Public Discourse State lawmakers should make it clear that religious and moral reasons are rational and legitimate, and that property owners may act or refrain from action in obedience to conscience. Even property law is sexy now. It is perhaps a measure of how thoroughly sexualized our culture has become that a subject that has caused countless first-year law students to nod off during 8:00 AM classes has been transformed into the latest front in the culture wars, a...

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Sweeping changes to 700-year-old laws, ahead of gay marriage next month

Feb 24, 2014 by

From C4M The Government now realises that same-sex marriage will require a massive re-write of legislation dating back to 1285 AD – including airbrushing out the terms “husband” and “wife” from many of our laws. Crucial safeguards will also have to be introduced to safeguard the Monarchy. The Government are rushing to introduce all these changes through ministerial orders. The proposals include changing the law: •To prevent a man from becoming Queen in the...

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