The Bishop of Leicester has tabled (in his name or together with others) the following amendments to the Same-Sex Marriage Bill. Insert the following new Clause— “Conscientious objection (1)   Subject to subsections (2) and (3), no registrar shall be under any …

Amendments from the House of Bishops Read more »

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Last year, the Government came to a handy compromise over the Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill. Despite including (rightly so) clauses to prohibit “incitement to hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation”, they included the following clause which has (“will” …

Right to Preach from Scripture is in Danger again Read more »

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Some telling words from the Bishop of South Carolina: All of this leads me to believe that the challenges that lie before a predominately conservative diocese like South Carolina have now been enormously increased if only because of the perception …

Are 815 in any sense graceful? Read more »

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Back in 1789 a piece of history was being made. While the French were revolting, William Wilberforce put forward the first of his bills to abolish the Slave Trade in the British Empire. Of course, the Bill was voted down, …

Why the Brown Compromise is Immoral Read more »

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The BBC is reporting on News 24 that Gordon Brown will allow a free vote on "3 key clauses". Don’t hold your breath until we find out what those sections of the Bill are. Update – Watching the One O’Clock …

Breaking – MPs to be allowed free vote on Embryology Bill? Read more »

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