Free Speech

A good quote via Neil Addison at his Religion Law Blog.Free speech includes not only the inoffensive but the irritating, the contentious, the eccentric, the heretical, the unwelcome and the provocative provided it does not tend to provoke violence. Freedom only to speak inoffensively is not worth having. So said Lord Justice Sedley.Unfortunately there are people … Continue reading Free Speech

Christian MPs and the ASA

I read the letter below and very nearly fell off me chair! Imagine that, MPs in the House of Commons, one from each of the main parties defending a group (HOTS) that had fallen foul of the Atheist Standards Authority, Sorry Advertising Standards Authority.Rt Hon Lord Smith of FinsburyChairman, Advertising Standards Agency21st March 2012We are … Continue reading Christian MPs and the ASA