Willful misapplication of the law: a case in point

Three days ago, I commented on the Home Secretary’s troubling new proposal to introduce Extremism Disruption Orders. You can see my comments here. My central

Extremist Disruption Orders and ill-judged legislation

Forcing through ill-judged legislation to solve a particular mischief seems to be an unfortunate recurring theme for governments of all stripes. We have already endured

What do the Scottish Independence referendum and the Anglican Church have in common?

To the great relief of some and the consternation of others (on both sides of the border),┬áScotland have voted “no” in the independence referendum. The

Is God’s greatest pleasure to make us happy?

Many of you will have come across Victoria Osteen’s most recent internet hit. In┬áleading the audience to participate in a time of worship, she offered

Cliff is not the last, just the latest. How do we respond?

Sir Cliff Richard is the latest celebrity to be accused of an historic sex-crime. He has yet to be formally charged with anything but an

"Christian" assemblies and cake

This week has seen a furore over a couple of, dare I say, non-issues. In the first, the Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Rev’d John

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