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The legal threat to our spiritual tradition – Daily Telegraph

“The McFarlane judgment raises fundamental questions about church and state, says Michael Nazir-Ali.”

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Daily Telegraph, 30th April 2010

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Carey’s intervention backfires – The Guardian

“As a lawyer, I can recognise Lord Laws’ judgment in the McFarlane case as stinging rebuke to Lord Carey.”

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The Guardian, 30th April 2010

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Ex-archbishop attacks judges over gay counselling ruling – The Guardian

“The former archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey today accused judges of moving towards a new ‘secular state’ that would downgrade the rights of religious believers. Attacking a ‘deeply worrying’ court ruling, Carey claimed the judiciary was now tipping the legal balance against believers in ‘a deeply unedifying collision of human rights’.”

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The Guardian, 29th April 2010

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Religion row as appeal judge dismisses Christian’s sacking appeal – The Guardian

“A marriage guidance counsellor’s bid to challenge his sacking for refusing to give sex therapy to homosexuals has led to a serious clash between the Christian lobby and the judiciary.”

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The Guardian, 29th April 2010

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Worker wins £100,000 after ‘environmental discrimination’ – Daily Telegraph

“A worker has won almost £100,000 because his firm discriminated against his environmental views after a landmark legal ruling placed them on a par with religious beliefs.”

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Daily Telegraph, 20th April 2010

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‘Civil unrest’ warning over ‘un-Christian’ rulings – Daily Telegraph

“A top judge was warned that court rulings against Christian workers risk causing ‘civil unrest’ as he heard the case of a relationship counsellor who was sacked after refusing to give sex advice to homosexual couples.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th April 2010

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Vegans should be protected from discrimination, says equality watchdog – Daily Telegraph

“Vegans and atheists should have the same protection against discrimination as religious groups according to guidance on new equality laws proposed by Harriet Harman.”

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Daily Telegraph, 7th March 2010

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