We will not be silenced, vow peers who were labelled ‘bigots’ for speaking out over trans prisoners

Jan 21, 2022 by

by Hayley Dixon, Telegraph: Lords standards commissioner accused of ‘sinister’ threat to parliamentary freedom of speech after dismissing complaints on a ‘technicality’. The peers were not told who had made the complaint, but they were...

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The Miller judgment – another blow against hate crime legislation

Dec 21, 2021 by

by Charlotte Gill, Conservative Home: With all the doom and gloom about Coronavirus in the news, it’s been hard to think of much else than whether Christmas is going ahead or not. But yesterday the media had another big story to talk...

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Our pastoral talk on conversion therapy ban is none of Whitehall’s business

Dec 19, 2021 by

by Andrea Williams, TCW: LAST week more than 2,000 church leaders, including many from the Church of England, signed an open letter to Equalities Secretary Liz Truss declaring that they are prepared to be criminalised if the Government...

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The pathetic revolt at Durham

Dec 15, 2021 by

by Tom Slater, spiked: To be a student radical today is to behave like an overgrown infant. Student radicals aren’t what they used to be. That the Durham University free-speech row has limped into its second week, following threats of...

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Welby: Freedom of speech must be protected — even on social media

Dec 13, 2021 by

by Pat Ashworth, Church Times: FREE speech is the only means to the end of a just and generous society, the Archbishop of Canterbury told the House of Lords on Friday. It was a necessary condition to the building of good communities...

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An entire generation are puzzled by the idea that anyone has the right to say things they don’t agree with

Dec 12, 2021 by

by Peter Hitchens, Mail on Sunday: Free speech is already dead in Britain. It is just that the chattering classes have not realised it yet. Once again we have a clear case of a mob successfully demanding that limits should be placed on...

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