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‘Extremism disruption orders’: Britain seeks draconian censorship

The following item illustrates the aim behind inciting passions and fuelling tensions: to enact more legislation that is self-serving and destroys the standards and due process established by a civil society based on the Rule of Law, as the British government is planning to do. 389 more words

Human Rights

When Rights Conflict, part 2: How to Determine which Rights are Natural

The question of how to determine which rights are natural seems difficult to answer conclusively.  My attempt to establishing some guiding principles here are not informed by a proper education in law or moral philosophy, so I expect and invite critique.  352 more words

General Culture

Harper’s self-serving anti-terrorist agenda: When does a group or an individual pose a danger to society?

By PAULINE EASTON

(Oct. 25) – IT IS CLEAR that there are a lot of people across the country who are very disturbed by recent events. 1,545 more words

Harper Agenda

City of Houston demands that pastors hand over all sermons on homosexuality

Fox News has the story and the backstory, too.

Excerpt:

The city of Houston has issued subpoenas demanding a group of pastors turn over any sermons dealing with homosexuality, gender identity or Annise Parker, the city’s first openly lesbian mayor.

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News

Can we ban Religious Conversions? A Response to Jaideep Prabhu

I couldn’t help but notice the irony in Jaideep A Prabhu’s strong critique of Nehru’s political imagination, when my quick search informs me that he is the Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Business and Enterprise at the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. 743 more words

Public Reason & Public Square

WWI and the Adventist Church

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in the United Kingdom has compiled information regarding how Adventists in the region responded to World War One–WWI and the Adventist Church… 181 more words

Freedom Of Conscience

Government Enforcement of Morality

Comment posted on the Odessa American, 8/26/2013

Amen!  I am amongst a growing group of Americans who are fighting for the day when the police power of the government is not used to force conformity to a particular set of values. 63 more words

Freedom Of Conscience