Tag: Offence

Offensive to Pass Round a Petition?

This story from the Mail is unbelievable. A Christian bus driver has been threatened with disciplinary action for taking a petition backing traditional marriage to work. Arthur McGeorge, 58, from Consett, County Durham, was accused of being ‘homophobic’ and told

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Can you mention God in the Workplace?

Having just below pointed out a situation where I think the CLC is wrong, let me highlight for you all a case that is being heard shortly where the Christian Legal Centre are bang on the nail. In January of

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Commons Committee Discusses Clause 58

The Commons Committee examining the Coroners and Justice Bill has finally got round to discussing Clause 58. You can read their deliberations here, but for ease of perusal, I’ve copied and tidied them up below. I’ll comment on them tomorrow.

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Clause 58 – Brief Update

Just a brief update on the progress of the 2009 Coroners and Justice Bill, which includes the controversial Clause 58. The Public Bill Committee sat for the first of its two sessions yesterday. You can read the proceedings here and

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Atheist Bus Advert *not* offensive

Well, duh. There is to be no investigation into the atheist bus in spite of 326 complaints, the Advertising Standards Authority has ruled. In a statement today the ASA said: ‘The Advertising Standards Authority has concluded that the “There’s probably

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Dealing with Dudley – An alternative understanding

I’ve been made aware that in the post below I may have been referencing the wrong measure as regards to how Dudley was dealth with. It appears on closer inspection that that 1963 Ecclesiastical Jurisdicton Measure (EJM) is the one

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