The Oxford students who trivialise free speech take reckless risks with our liberty

Nov 25, 2014 by

By Rebecca Coulson, Conservative Home: I wanted to write about freedom of speech, but I was worried that someone could disagree with what I said, or claim that I wasn’t the right person to say it. I wanted to write about freedom of speech, but I suspected that someone might hack into my article to censor and change it. I wanted to write about freedom of speech, but I knew that if I did, someone would drag me from my home, then torture and kill me. Several days after another nineteen people’s...

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Massive pro-life march in Madrid demands Spanish government rescind permissive abortion law

Nov 25, 2014 by

by Thaddeus Baklinski, LifeSite: Madrid was mobbed with pro-life activists this weekend, demanding that the government live up to its promise to enact legislation protecting the unborn. A huge pro-life demonstration, attended by 1,400,000 according to the organizers and 60,000 according to police sources, took place in Madrid on Saturday to demand that the government live up to its election promise to reverse the previous Zapatero government’s law allowing abortion-on-demand. Thousands of...

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Testing questions for Oxford abortion censors

Nov 22, 2014 by

By Julian Mann: In an ironic twist, the academics at Christ Church Oxford who refused permission for a debate about abortion to be held in the college are officially called Censors. The decision came after, to quote Oxford University student newspaper Cherwell, the Junior Common Room (the Christ Church undergraduate body) “voted to inform College Censors about the mental and physical security issues surrounding the debate” on the motion, ‘This House believes Britain’s Abortion Culture...

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UNFPA: Children have right to sex, drugs, abortion to reduce population

Nov 22, 2014 by

By Rebecca Oas PhD, LifeSite: NEW YORK — There are more young people in the world now than ever before. According to the United Nations Population Fund’s latest report, this represents an unprecedented opportunity for progress, but only if future generations are smaller. UNFPA’s prescription to ensure a “demographic dividend” includes freely available abortion for adolescents, removing age of consent, drug and prostitution laws, and reduced parental involvement in the sexual formation of...

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Cambridge’s chief censor is Mr Squirrell. His denial of campus debate show he’s nuts

Nov 21, 2014 by

by Laura Perrins, Conservative Woman: There is an article out there, so frightening, so worrying it must be read. It spells disaster for the future of this country. Tim Squirrell, President of the Cambridge Union,  (Dickens could not have chosen a better name) believes that students of Cambridge University have a right to be intellectually “safe.” The President of the Cambridge Union, one of the most famous, august debating societies in the worldbelieves debating an idea – the pure...

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The rise of the Stepford students. Free Speech is so Last Century. Today’s students want the r...

Nov 21, 2014 by

By Brendan O’Neill, Spectator: Student unions’ ‘no platform’ policy is expanding to cover pretty much anyone whose views don’t fit prevailing groupthink. Have you met the Stepford students? They’re everywhere. On campuses across the land. Sitting stony-eyed in lecture halls or surreptitiously policing beer-fuelled banter in the uni bar. They look like students, dress like students, smell like students. But their student brains have been replaced by brains bereft of critical faculties and...

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