The absent Father:- Justin Welby v Jordan Peterson on gender & knife crime.

Dec 6, 2018 by

by Gavin Ashenden: I was on a train to Crewe, when the BBC phoned. I can’t go near  Crewe without the delight of the memory of GK Chesterton telegraphing his wife on one if his lecture trips around the country by train, bleating: “Am at Crewe. Where should I be?” I was being invited to be a guest...

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How the Left have driven up the knife crime epidemic

Nov 4, 2018 by

by David Kurten, The Conservative Woman: It is reported that children are buying stab vests to protect themselves as knife crime reaches its highest-ever level, particularly in London.  About 69,000 under-16s were severely wounded in England and Wales in the 12 months to June 2018, either in a...

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‘Thought Crime’ ~ Policing in England today

Sep 13, 2018 by

by Gavin Ashenden: I had no idea when I read George Orwell’s 1984 as a teenager, how it would turn out to be an even more important book towards the end of my life than it was at the beginning. He warned of how a state setting out to control its citizens would do it by manipulating language. He...

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Why police hands were tied in the case of the stabbed burglar

Apr 13, 2018 by

by Andrew Tettenborn, The Conservative Woman: Most TCW readers will have welcomed the decision to bring no charges against the Hither Green pensioner who, cornered in his kitchen by a thug armed with a screwdriver, somehow managed to kill the intruder. Most will also have few good words for the...

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Society’s dystopian trends and the church’s response

Apr 10, 2018 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. Last week Britain was confronted with a series of headlines about out-of-control violence on the streets of London. While most of the killers and their victims are young, and knives are the weapons of choice, a drive-by shooting of a teenage girl on Easter...

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Ex-race chief makes controversial call for tougher policing in black communities hit by knife crime

Apr 8, 2018 by

by Simon Walters, Mail on Sunday: A controversial call for tougher policing in black communities hit by knife crime than in white areas with less violence has been made by the former head of the Commission for Racial Equality. In a move that is bound to provoke a fierce debate, lifelong community...

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