Concerns over free speech as same sex marriage legislation introduced

Jan 2, 2020 by

from home.bt: The institution has forwarded the legal opinion it secured to Northern Ireland Secretary Julian Smith. Clerics who speak out against the introduction of same sex marriage in Northern Ireland could face arrest, a Christian organisation has warned. The Christian Institute expressed concern after commissioning a legal expert to examine what free speech protections are currently on offer to ministers who criticise the landmark move. Public law specialist Ivan Hare QC said the...

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Free speech for 2020!

Jan 2, 2020 by

by Gavin Ashenden: The word phobic acts as a stranglehold on how we can express thoughts. It’s been an astonishing year. Some things have moved very fast. Two things in particular have stuck out. One is the dreadful level of plastic pollution in our oceans, and throughout our whole ecological system.   Of all the crises I would like to do something about, dealing with plastic pollution is at the top of my list. And it can be done, and although we are doing too little too late, new forms...

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A dark day for free speech as judge bans parents’ LGBT protests

Dec 2, 2019 by

by Will Jones, MercatorNet: Teachers are ‘stressed’ – by a situation of their own making. In one of the most repressive decisions of recent times, the High Court has banned any further demonstrations against pro-LGBT classes outside Anderton Park primary school in Birmingham. The reasoning Mr Justice Warby gave for this decision was that the protests had an adverse effect on pupils, residents and staff, pointing for evidence to 21 teachers being treated for ‘stress’. His...

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Progressive Pansexualist “Christians” have Declared War on Orthodox Believers

Nov 23, 2019 by

by David Virtue, VOL: Their goal is not mere acceptance, but to overthrow the moral order and destroy conservative churches who hold the line on faith and morals. It should be obvious by now that progressive pansexual “Christians” have only one goal – to destroy traditional Christianity and the churches that support it, declare they have won, and wave the rainbow flag of victory. While they have never started or built churches, they have spent decades infiltrating and taking...

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The primacy of Evangelism, the shiftiness of Jung and the disappearance of freedom of speech….

Nov 12, 2019 by

by Gavin Ashenden, Premier: “Once upon a time I fell deep in affection with Carl Gustav Jung.  It turned out to be a dreadful mistake. It took me up a very attractive blind alley with only a nicely camouflagedblack hole at the very end.   My reasons for befriending Jung were good ones. It was the mid 1980’s and the great enemy of faith was Freud. Reductionist, atheist and pseudo-scientific psychologist, asFreud was, Jung was a great antidote to his aggressive anti-religious scientism....

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Student to take university to court after being ‘kicked out for views on halal meat’

Nov 7, 2019 by

by Richard Percival and Sam Elliott, Daily Mirror: A student looks set to take academics to court after he was kicked out of university for giving his views on halal meat. Sebastian Walsh told friends on his uni course it was “violent and barbaric” and that “the UK is being Islamified” in a seminar. However, after multiple complaints were made against him, the University of Central Lancashire suspended the first year Children, Schools, and Families student in February. Now,...

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