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A Sermon On Justice And Reconciliation From Ferguson, Missouri

  

What to say about the slow-motion tragedy unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri?

The few known facts – that a black teenager, Michael Brown, was shot to death by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in disputed circumstances – belie the visceral anger that has consumed the town. 2,270 more words

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Headline London Debate: Should Britain Make Eid And Diwali Public Holidays?

Yesterday, London Live TV’s Headline London lunchtime news programme covered the Eid celebrations taking place in the capital, and asked whether the UK government should make Eid (and the Hindu festival of Diwali) nationwide public holidays. 161 more words

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TV Debate - Making Eid And Diwali British Public Holidays

Last week I vociferously disagreed with Bob Blackman MP’s efforts in Parliament to make the religious observance days of Eid and Diwali public holidays throughout the whole of Britain. 233 more words

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As MPs Debate Making Eid and Diwali Public Holidays, The Wall of Separation Is Under New Threat

The wall of separation between church and state is under threat once again.

Not officially, of course. We in Britain have no written constitution, no final recourse to turn to in the event of gross government or judicial overreach, or the flagrant violation of our natural rights. 1,195 more words

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