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What can we learn from the ‘gay cake’ palaver?

What can we learn from the ‘gay cake’ palaver?

Willetta Florence November 15, 2016 0

And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name. This is an excerpt from the book of Acts in the Bible. The

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Islamists are Not Oppressed

Islamists are Not Oppressed

David Browne September 9, 2016 0

In 2006, Christopher Hitchens warned against confusing the “gigantic power” of militant Islamism around the globe with “a cringing minority whose faith you might offend”. In a world where ISIS have since declared a

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When Did The NHS Become A Religion?

When Did The NHS Become A Religion?

Lee Jenkins March 28, 2016 0

Apart from immigration, health is arguably the most emotive of all public policy topics. Just as the former touches on identity and culture, the latter pertains to the health and wellbeing of our loved

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What happened to tolerance?

What happened to tolerance?

Backbencher May 8, 2014 0

Britain, we are often told, is a bastion of tolerance in a world which is still all too familiar with oppression and persecution. This article is not about to draw comparisons between modern Britain

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The tension between libertarianism and religion

The tension between libertarianism and religion

Gordon Johnston April 29, 2014 0

Gordon Johnston examines the complex relationship between libertarianism and religion. David Cameron unintentionally ignited a debate on the soul of the United Kingdom by pronouncing it to be a Christian country. The response from

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Christianity Leads To Communism

Christianity Leads To Communism

Lee Jenkins April 17, 2014 3

Deputy Editor, Lee Jenkins, argues in this Backbencher Op-Ed piece that far from being in opposition to each other, Christianity and Communism are merely two side of the same collectivist-cult coin   Blind Obedience

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Female Genital Cutting Can End In A Generation

Female Genital Cutting Can End In A Generation

Backbencher April 3, 2014 0

  Female genital cutting (FGC) affects 125 million women and girls worldwide. 30 million girls are at risk of undergoing FGC in the next ten years. FGC is a harmful practice involving full or

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Accepting Homophobia In Islam Is Lazy Racism

Accepting Homophobia In Islam Is Lazy Racism

Lee Jenkins March 27, 2014 1

It’s our fault a handful of bigots have hijacked Islam A 2009 poll by Gallup found that British Muslims have zero tolerance towards homosexuality. “None of the 500 British Muslims interviewed believed that homosexual acts

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Why libertarians shouldn’t support the right of religion to opt-out of same-sex marriage

Why libertarians shouldn’t support the right of religion to opt-out of same-sex marriage

Christina Annesley February 25, 2014 7

I’m going to hold my hands up here – I don’t really care about freedom of religion. I’m an atheist, I don’t think religion provides a net positive contribution to the world, I think

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A Pope for all Christians

A Pope for all Christians

Andrew Thorpe-Apps November 2, 2013 1

After centuries of secrecy, corruption and greed, the Catholic Church may be turning a corner. Andrew Thorpe-Apps asks whether the notion of Christian Unity can now be taken seriously. Like millions across the globe,

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