The problem of criminalising hate speech in the family home

I have long been against the concept of criminalising ‘hate speech’. I am, by and large, a free speech absolutist. I draw the line at

Catholic school sack teacher for affirming catholic orthodoxy

Another free speech issue has come up in the press. This time, it is a teacher in a Catholic school, daring to affirm his view

The advance of the new legalism

I have previously commented that we have a surprising problem with gospel freedom. More often than not, it isn’t what the Bible says that seems

A judgement for free speech

The High Court has just overturned a decision to uphold Felix Ngole’s expulsion from Sheffield University for voicing Biblical views on on Facebook. The judgment

Folau, GoFundMe, discrimination and feigning progress

I have previously written about the Israel Folau case here and here. I don’t intend to offer any more comment on the case itself because

The aftermath of trauma is a bad time to discuss basic civil rights

Nobody should deny that Rosie Cooper has faced an ordeal. A plot to kill her, in order to send a message to Westminster, was uncovered

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