Freedom Of Conscience

‘I’ve changed my mind’: a gay activist reverses stand on wedding cake row
Carolyn Moynihan | Feb 5 2016 | comment  
Discrimination against people should be unlawful, but not against ideas.

Meanwhile, outside the court…
Carolyn Moynihan | Apr 30 2015 | comment  
... a question of fairness to gay marriage objectors brings surprising answers.

“Celebrate same-sex wedding or go to jail”
Ryan T. Anderson | Oct 23 2014 | comment  
Ordained ministers face three and a half years in jail and $7,000 in fines.

Last ditch attempt to protect freedom of speech and conscience?
Michael Kirke | Jan 29 2013 | comment  
A British MP is going to table a bill in the House of Commons this week which seeks to protect “conscientious beliefs about the definition of marriage”. The bill, being introduced by Edward Leigh, will seek to amend equality legislation to protect free speech. Among other things, it addresses the perceived threat to teachers and public workers who might find the Government’s attempt to legislate for a redefinition of marriage.

Stormy weather on the horizon?
Michael Kirke | Jan 24 2013 | comment  
The pending bill would, for the first time in our state's history, redefine marriage to legally recognize same-sex "marriages." But neither two men nor two women - nor, for that matter, three or more people - can possibly form a marriage. Our law would be lying if it said they could.

All men are equal, but…
Michael Kirke | Sep 24 2012 | comment  
Britain’s Coalition For Marriage has sought an expert legal opinion on the perceived threats to freedom of conscience in the destruction of marriage now promised by the British Government. Add to that similar threats in the public policies of the USA, France and Ireland – to name just three. If you take away freedom of conscience you destroy, not only Liberty itself but one of the foundations of Fraternity, respect for the individual conscience of my brother.
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