Pages tagged "Free Speech"
The following article is by Dr Timothy Tomkinson, a doctor currently working in the NHS.
I wrote to my MP the other week for the first time in my life. I did so on behalf of someone with whom I have little in common, and whose actions I don’t condone.
Three weeks ago, the YouTuber Lauren Southern was detained whilst trying to enter the UK. She was held under anti-terror legislation, Schedule 7, and finally she was given a ban from the UK for previously handing out leaflets in Luton claiming “Allah is gay”. If this is true, then this is a bizarre decision and a concerning one.Read more
The following is a guest post by the Rev Dr Peter Mullen, Hon. Chaplain of The Freedom Association.
But this week the government has threatened – not for the first time – to invoke Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013.
What’s that when it’s out?
Just about the most unjust and iniquitous piece of legislation you could imagine in the worst of your Orwellian nightmares. Section 40 will force newspapers to pay the legal costs of those who sue them – even when a newspaper wins the court case against its accuser.
This is beyond outrageous.Read more