Skip to comments.Foster parent ban: 'no place’ in the law for Christianity, High Court rules
Posted on 02/28/2011 4:50:52 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
There is no place in British law for Christian beliefs, despite this countrys long history of religious observance and the traditions of the established Church, two High Court judges said on Monday.
Lord Justice Munby and Mr Justice Beatson made the remarks when ruling on the case of a Christian couple who were told that they could not be foster carers because of their view that homosexuality is wrong.
The judges underlined that, in the case of fostering arrangements at least, the right of homosexuals to equality should take precedence over the right of Christians to manifest their beliefs and moral values.
In a ruling with potentially wide-ranging implications, the judges said Britain was a largely secular, multi-cultural country in which the laws of the realm do not include Christianity.
Campaigners for homosexual rights welcomed the judgment for placing 21st-century decency above 19th-century prejudice. Christian campaigners claimed that it undermined the position of the Church of England.
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I think they have turned the world on its head. Now they are normal and we are the queer ones.
wow. This is one of the most unbelieveable things I’ve ever heard.
So which personally held beliefs are going to be subject to interpretation for the purpose of being disciminated against?
You think Charlie Sheen is a Warlock? OK - you can adopt.
You think its wrong for a central government to force its citizens to purchase health insurance?- sorry no adoption for you.
You like mustard on your hot dog? - 3 months sensitivity training.
You think Soetoro was born in Kenya? - no we shant punish you with a child.
This world is getting crazy.
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Straight is now ‘queer’ in the original sense of the word,
now when we all fill out our multicultural government forms we can all check the special little box for minority status-
We are the queer ones, seems fitting!
Western civilization was such a good thing(sigh).
“I guess the King is no longer ‘Defender of the Faith’.”
No, he(she) isn’t.
The new title is “Defender of the Filth”.
That way the Brits don’t have to grind off the “D.F.” from all their old coins.
Does England have a whistle-blower law? it seems both those judges are...
Muslims get a "respecting multiculturalism" exception.
What about the Muslims?
We have always been queer in this world.
All over the world, people who shouldn’t be in charge of anything are in charge of everything.
Has it always been thus? Seems to me that “leader” and “dirtball” weren’t always synonymous.
“Christian foster couple lose ‘homosexuality views’ case”
They’re wrong. These judges are just as much “judical activists” as our liberal justices in the US. SHAME that Britainia has fallen so far!
That's more like it.
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