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Medical body threatened with legal action over position on assisted dying

Pixabay/DarkoStojanovicDoctors are planning legal action against the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) over its continued opposition to assisted dying.  The legal challenge is being led by Professor Aneez Esmail and Sir Sam Everington, and is being supported by the Good Law Project and Dignity in Dying.  They claim that the RCGP Council's decision to... Read more

After Year-Long Legal Battle, Chick-fil-A Is Allowed to Return to San Antonio Airport

After Year-Long Legal Battle, Chick-fil-A Is Allowed to Return to San Antonio Airport After a yearlong battle between the city of San Antonio and the Federal Aviation Administration, Chick-fil-A will be allowed to reopen in the San Antonio International Airport, according to the Dallas Morning News.The fast-food chain will be offered a location in Terminal... Read more

Calls for legal action against Netflix over ‘Cuties’ film

Critics say 'Cuties' sexualises young girls.(Photo: Netflix)There have been calls for legal action to be taken against Netflix over the film "Cuties", which critics say amounts to child sexual exploitation.  Republican Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton and Indiana Rep. Jim Banks told the Daily Caller they want the Department of Justice to bring legal action against Netflix... Read more

Megachurch Pastor: Abortion ‘Is Consistent with’ Christianity and ‘I Will Fight’ to Keep it Legal

Megachurch Pastor: Abortion 'Is Consistent with' Christianity and 'I Will Fight' to Keep it Legal A pastor of a Georgia megachurch who also is running for U.S. Senate said last week he believes legalized abortion is consistent with Christianity and he would fight to ensure it remains legal.Raphael Warnock, senior pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church... Read more

Does the Bible Trump COVID-19 Public Health Orders? Legal Scholars Say No

Does the Bible Trump COVID-19 Public Health Orders? Legal Scholars Say No (RNS) For the past two Sundays, Grace Community Church pastor John MacArthur has defied Californias COVID-19 regulations by opening the doors of his church, allowing un-masked congregants to sing in close proximity to each other.Lawyers for the church say that Grace... Read more

Father to take legal action against police after being dragged from dying daughter’s hospital bed

The violent arrest of Dr Rashid Abbasi was captured on a police body camA father who was dragged from the hospital bedside of his terminally ill daughter is pursuing legal action against the police, claiming wrongful arrest. Dr Rashid Abbasi, a longtime NHS respiratory consultant, was arrested by police when he refused to leave his... Read more

Critics of Sheffield Cathedral’s decision to close 400-year-old choir consider legal action

The entire Sheffield Cathedral Choir is to be replaced by a new music team(Photo: Facebook/Sheffield Cathedral)Critics of Sheffield Cathedral's decision to shut down its choir after 400 years in favour of a more inclusive music team are considering taking legal action. Cathedral Dean the Very Rev Peter Bradley announced last week that the entire choir was... Read more

Kanye West cries over abortion, although he says it will remain legal if he becomes president

In a file photo, Kanye West accepts the Video Vanguard Award at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, California, August 30, 2015.REUTERS/Mario AnzuoniKanye West launched his presidential bid with an unconventional rally that saw him crying on stage about abortion.  The rapper, who recently converted to Christianity, sobbed uncontrollably at one point... Read more

High Court approves legal challenge against Government U-turn on online age checks

(Photo: Unsplash/Christian Wiediger)The High Court has given the go ahead for a legal challenge over the Government's decision to abandon age verification checks for online p0rnography.  Legislation to introduce the scheme was passed by Parliament in 2018 with the aim of protecting children.  The plans were hit by repeated delays before finally being shelved for... Read more

High Court approves legal challenge against Government U-turn on online p0rn age checks

(Photo: Unsplash/Christian Wiediger)The High Court has given the go ahead for a legal challenge over the Government's decision to abandon age verification checks for online p0rnography.  Legislation to introduce the scheme was passed by Parliament in 2018 with the aim of protecting children.  The plans were hit by repeated delays before finally being shelved for... Read more

McCarthyism Was Driven by a Lot of Bluster, Paranoia, and Hearsay, Which for Legal Purposes Is a Fact Unrelated to the Present Political Moment – Christ and Pop Culture

Every other Wednesday in Fads!Crazes!Panics!,Luke T. Harringtonlooks at one of the random obsessions to have gripped the public mind in the recent past, and tries, in vain, to make sense of it all. On February 9, 1950, a freshman senator from Wisconsin named Joseph McCarthy was giving a speech to Republican donors in West Virginia.... Read more

Newcastle City Council leader attacks Franklin Graham over threat of legal action

Franklin Graham is pursuing legal action over the cancellation of his UK tour events.(Photo: Facebook/Franklin Graham)Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes has launched a scathing attack on American evangelist Franklin Graham as he pursues legal action over a tour event in the city that was cancelled because of his views on homosexuality.Graham's event had been... Read more

70 churches granted legal status in Egypt

(Photo: Unsplash/Alejandro Garcia)After a government committee headed by Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly gave legal status to 70 churches this week, the number of Christian houses of worship legalized in the country has reached 1,638. However, the threat to churches in this Muslim-majority country remains.Formed in January 2017, the Committee for the Legalization of Unlicensed... Read more

The Ethical (and Authorized) Case for Emptying NC Prisons.

[ad_1] Prisons don't disappear issues, they disappear human beings, Angela Davis as soon as wrote. Her highly effective phrases convey a brand new, heartbreaking message within the eye of the storm of the pandemic. The best way states like North Carolina are at the moment addressing the coronavirus epidemic in state prisons and jails dangers... Read more