Tag: First Minister

Gay Marriage in Scotland

Apparently, the apocalypse has begun in Scotland. Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish Deputy First Minister, today confirmed she will bring forward legislation but said it will include “important protections” for clergymen, teachers and parents who oppose the move. She said she is

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Kirk report on Human Sexuality and Ministry Leaked

Kelvin alerts us this morning to the Scottish Herald which has a leak of the Presbyterian Church of Scotland (the state church, as opposed to the Episcopal Church of Scotland which is Anglican) report on Same Sex Relationships. The report,

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Here’s to you Mrs Robinson….

… Jesus loves you more than you could know, even if everybody else has the knives out for you and your husband. You can’t really blame the Schadenfreude enthusiasts can you? Iris Robinson made the headlines over a year ago

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Iris Robinson says one thing too far…

Last month, against a huge backlash from the GLBT lobby, I supported the right of Iris Robinson, wife of the First Minister of Northern Ireland to make certain remarks about homosexuality. At the time I wrote the following: This is

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