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“Sodomite Suppression Act” proposed by US Christian lawyer

“Sodomite Suppression Act” proposed by US Christian lawyer

Thu, 26 Mar 2015

A California lawyer has proposed a "Sodomite Suppression Act" and warned of "God's just wrath" should the state of California not put homosexuals to death.

Jordan proposes ban on “insults to religions” at next Inter-Parliamentary Union meeting

Jordan proposes ban on “insults to religions” at next Inter-Parliamentary Union meeting

Wed, 25 Mar 2015

Jordan has introduced an emergency item to the next meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, calling for a ban on insulting religion or religious symbols.

Boris Johnson describes bishops in the House of Lords as “clerical fossils”

Boris Johnson describes bishops in the House of Lords as “clerical fossils”

Tue, 24 Mar 2015

London Mayor Boris Johnson has described Anglican bishops with the automatic right to a seat in the House of Lords as "clerical fossils."

Street preacher fined for using “abusive” language after quoting Leviticus

Street preacher fined for using “abusive” language after quoting Leviticus

Mon, 23 Mar 2015

Street preacher Michael Overd has been found guilty of using "threatening" or "abusive" words after making homophobic remarks during a sermon delivered in Taunton High Street.