Originally Posted by Daniel
I'm going a little North of Africa with this news.
The article/link illustrates how legislation in Britain is being opposed that would extend more rights to gay persons. What's worth noting here is how opposition to this legistlation is not unlike the religious Right's oppostion to Hate Crimes legislation.
Church of England: Labour's equality law denies Christians right to oppose homosexuality
The issue is a LITTLE more complicated in England since they don't have the first and second amendments to protect ABSOLUTELY the right of free religious speech and conceivably churches could be forced to support and allow things that they feel are opposed to their core beliefs. Its one of the down-sides to being a non-constitutional democracy.
Someone needs to tell Rowan that he is the F***** Archbishop of Canterbury !!!!! HE NEEDS TO GET A F****** haircut! Have his eyebrows trimmed, iron his purple shirt once in a while and get his TEETH FIXED !!! SHEESH! He looks like he was sent for and couldn't come !