Hate crime Bill threatens free speech, say Scottish bishops

(Photo: Unsplash/Kirsten Drew)The freedom to disagree must be protected, bishops have said in response to the Scottish Government's controversial plans to expand hate crime laws.  The Catholic Church in Scotland voiced concerns that the Bible and expressing biblical values may be at risk if the Hate Crime and Public Order Bill is passed in its... Read more

Hate crime law will have ‘detrimental effect on free speech’, warns Church

(Photo: Unsplash/EmranYousof)Concerns have been raised about the free speech implications of plans to extend hate crime legislation in Scotland.  The proposed Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill "seeks to modernise and extend existing hate crime legislation". One proposed addition to existing laws would create new offences relating to stirring up hatred that apply to... Read more

Scotland’s hate crime Bill ‘threatens gospel freedom’

(Photo: Unsplash/EmranYousof)Concerns have been raised over the free speech of Christians in Scotland as the Scottish Parliament considers broadening hate crime laws.  The existing law covers race but the Justice Committee is considering extending the law to include religion, sexual orientation and transgender identity.  Nigel Kenny, the Christian Institute's Scotland Officer, fears that the Hate Crime... Read more

More Than 400 Advertisers Leave Facebook Over Hate Speech | RELEVANT Magazine

Over the last two weeks, the Stop Hate for Profit campaign has pressured advertisers to cancel their contracts with Facebook over concerns that hate speech is posted unchecked on the platform. Now, more than 400 companies from Coca-Cola to Target, Ford and Adidas have pulled their advertising from the platform. And Facebook, which generates... Read more

4 Reasons to Wear a Mask, Even if You Hate It

I dont like wearing face masks. They fog up my sunglasses and make my beard itch. Its hard to talk intelligibly through them and nearly impossible to pick up nonverbal facial expressions that add vital texture to conversation. I have a growing collection of masks, but none of them fits great, I dont know where... Read more

JK Rowling fights back against ‘transphobic’ accusations: ‘It isn’t hate to speak the truth’

British writer JK Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series of books, poses during the launch of new online website Pottermore in London, England on June 23, 2011.REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/File PhotoThe author of the Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling, is facing intense backlash online for reiterating that biological sex is real, comments many are now deeming... Read more

U.S. Senate Chaplain Asks God to ‘Inoculate Our Nation against Hate, Sin and Despair’

U.S. Senate Chaplain Asks God to 'Inoculate Our Nation against Hate, Sin and Despair' The U.S. Senate chaplain asked God to inoculate our nation against hate, sin and despair in a prayer Monday that referenced the death of George Floyd, the ongoing protests and the coronavirus pandemic. Barry C. Black, who has served as... Read more

Some politicians on the left ‘hate faith’, says Ted Cruz

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Ted Cruz said that some Covid-19 restrictions were being imposed "arbitrarily".ReutersSenator Ted Cruz of Texas has claimed that some progressive elected officials issuing orders to curb the spread of COVID-19 that restrict churches but not secular entities are doing so because they "hate faith."On an episode of "First Liberty Live!" streamed... Read more

Podcast: Help! I Hate My Job (James Hamilton)

Podcast: Assist! I Hate My Job (James Hamilton)

[ad_1] This text is a part of the The Crossway Podcast sequence. What Job Is Proper for You? On this episode, Jim Hamilton, writer of Work and Our Labor within the Lord, discusses what to do while you hate your job. He affords encouragement for these annoyed of their work, displays on God's authentic intention... Read more