Category: Blasphemy

Atheists to Blaspheme – in Private!

The abolition of the blasphemy laws received Royal Assent on 8th May, and to celebrate, the atheists of the National Secular Society plan to do something they could safely have done even while the laws were still in existence. They are going to hold a secret private party ‘at a central London venue’ at lunchtime …

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Christian Voice Killed My Musical – Stewart Lee

God honoured Christian Voice campaign: Author says he wouldn’t do another Jerry Springer the Opera Following a House of Commons vote last night, the blasphemy laws will be abolished as soon as the Government’s Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill receives Royal Assent.  Paradoxically, with Christians determined to make even more dramatic witness now it has …

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Chief Rabbi is killing civility

In an perceptive Telegraph article headed: ‘In a land without morals, it’s no wonder children kill each other‘, author Jeff Randall quoted the Chief Rabbi.  Here is what he said: ‘ Britain ‘s Chief Rabbi, Sir Jonathan Sacks, sums up the anxieties of many: “We are living through the death of civility … Today, it …

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‘Jesus’ Porn Film Could Be Licensed

The Observer has reported that film censors have invited the maker of a film showing Christ being caressed on the cross to resubmit an application in the wake of the House of Lords vote to abolish the blasphemy laws. The British Board of Film Classification refused a licence for Visions of Ecstasy, which showed St …

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Blasphemy Law Abolition ‘Will Bring Judgment’

The Government forced abolition of the blasphemy laws through the House of Lords last night (5th March 2008) by whipping the Labour vote. Lord Clarke of Hampstead, Lord Davies of Coity and Lord Kirkhill all rebelled against their party’s whip but it was not enough as the vote went through by 148 votes to 87. …

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Lords Let BBC off the Hook

In an ignoble move, the House of Lords’ Appeal Committee has rejected the petition for appeal from Stephen Green, National Director of Christian Voice, in the Jerry Springer the Opera case. Lords Bingham of Cornhill, Hoffman and Hope of Craighead said: ‘Permission is refused because the petition does not raise an arguable point of law …

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Lords’ Decision Imminent in Jerry Springer Case

The House of Lords is poised to decide whether to hear an appeal in the Jerry Springer the Opera case, Christian Voice has learned. The case is going to the Appeal Committee of the House of Lords this week, and a decision whether or not to hear the case is expected to be made shortly. …

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Top Jewish Lawyer Supports Christian Voice Over Statue

A top Jewish lawyer has supported a call from Stephen Green, National Director of Christian Voice, for Terence Koh’s pornographic statue of Jesus Christ, which Christians have described as blasphemous, to be destroyed by its owners, a prominent Jewish couple. Leading criminal law barrister Jonathan Goldberg QC made his plea in a letter to the …

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Blasphemy: Atheist Arguments Examine and Ambitions Exposed

  ‘God can look after Himself’ When we use that expression about a mortal man, we mean he has the ability to knock us down.  So by saying ‘God can look after Himself’ one can only mean He can bring judgment against individuals and nations, knowing that ‘As a man (or a nation) sows, so …

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Blasphemy: Bishop Says All Churches Must Get Involved

A leading Bishop has dismissed the myth that the blasphemy law ‘only applies to the Church of England’.  He called for all churches to have a say. Speaking in the House of Lords Second Reading Debate (22nd January) of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill, the Bishop of Manchester said all Christian churches should take …

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