When Judges And Councillors Makes Fools Of Themselves On Matters Of Religion

February 12, 2012

When Judges And Councillors Makes Fools Of Themselves On Matters Of Religion

Thomas Mathew writes from London: Well, guess what: we’ve been told by a High Court Judge that the common practice in Christian Britain to say prayers at the beginning of a formal local authority county meeting is unlawful, under the Local Government Act of 1972. Mr Justice Ouseley, sitting in London, ruled that under the Act local authorities had no power to start their meetings with a period of reflection as it had nothing to do with the business of the day. The case against Bideford council was launched by former councillor and a devout atheist Clive Bone Members in the summer of 2010, on the ground that he felt embarrassed when prayers were said at formal meetings. Unsurprisingly his case was picked up by the National Secular Society that found the time and the money to persue it through... 

A Paedophile Gets Free Viagra! It’s Total Madness

August 27, 2009

A Paedophile Gets Free Viagra! It’s Total Madness

Sometimes you read about something in the newspapers and wonder: has the world gone absolutely mad or what? It was revealed recently that a paedophile was receiving Viagra on the NHS even though he had a string of convictions for abusing children. And did anyone do anything about it? No, no one did a thing. It was his human right, you see, to get free viagra. Bizarre, absolutely bizarre. Some time ago there was another strange incident: a pedophile walked free from Oxford Crown Court because the judge at his trial went along with his ridiculous claim that he had become a paedophile… under the influence of medication that he was taking. Yes, former head teacher of a primary school, Philip Carmichael, who had downloaded 8,000 indecent images of children on his computer, was unconditionally...