Tag: Discrimination

Waiting for the Real Test Case

Some brief thoughts on the B&B issue (copied and adapted from a comment I made earlier this morning). In both cases so far (Bulls and Wilkinsons) one of the key criticisms made by the justices were the inconsistency of the

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Changing 5.1.c

A number of proposals for reworking clause 5(1) c of the Women Bishop’s Measure have been published. Here’s the offering by Miranda Threlfall-Holmes. Therefore, the legislation: 3.1  Must allow women bishops with no element of discrimination, against either them or male

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Stats Watch! 4

You knew that eventually we were going to come back to debunking some of the poor science claimed as “statistics” in the debate over homosexuality didn’t you? Here goes… There is a report up on LifeSite News that claims that

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Bull vs Hall and Preddy – The Appeal

The appeal in this case is out. The Bulls (quite rightly) lost when the court ruled very clearly that since Hall and Preddy were in a Civil Partnership, to not treat them the same way as a married couple was

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Speaker’s Chaplain

It would be remiss of me, would it not, if I didn’t pass a teensy bit of comment on this story. John Bercow, the Speaker, reportedly stepped in to prevent Canon Andrew Tremlett being promoted to the position of Commons

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Blogging

Would love to be able to find some time to write about one or two things, but it’s a busy week. I’ll try and squeeze something in later on today on the Ladele case. Just to say, has anybody considered

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