Category Archives: Religion

Finding principles & faith: thoughts on Tim Farron’s “conflict”

Tim Farron has quit as leader of the Liberal Democrats, claiming that he couldn’t negotiate the conflict between his faith and the liberal principles as regards LGBT rights that the party espouses. In some ways, I am sympathetic. As Farron … Continue reading

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Freedom of speech and discrimination: #JustPray and other issues

A propos of the news that a major cinema advertising company has refused to show an advert of people saying the Lord’s Prayer, I thought I’d delve into some of the questions again (after my rant last week against Germaine … Continue reading

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MPs threaten to bring End Demand to UK law

The English Collective of Prostitutes, via the International Prostitutes Collective website, give an urgent alert that MPs are trying to criminalise clients of sexworkers. In particular, this is by means of adding a clause to the Modern Slavery Bill to … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on whether Britain is “a Christian country”

So there’s been a lot of talk about David Cameron calling Britain a Christian country, the humanists saying nuh-uh and it all getting a bit silly. I identify as Christian, and am proud to do so. But I have difficulty … Continue reading

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