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Opinion: Church of England, call off your modern day inquisition

Archbishop Justin Welby Some rights reserved by Messiah Lutheran (Mechanicsville, VA)For those of you in York, and indeed last September at Glasgow, one of the loudest cheers in the closing day of the Leaders Speech always comes when the pre-film, or Nick as leader mentions the Same Sex Marriage Act.

Indeed Lynne Featherstone will go down in Liberal Democrat history, indeed in wider history, as the MP who made such a massive impact and a positive one upon society.

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LibLink: Adrian Trett – Why do Europe and LGBT equality measures cause such splits in mainstream parties?

Writing for PinkNews, as Chair of LGBT+ Liberal Democrats and Vice-Chair of the Liberal Democrats European Group, Adrian Trett says there are political similarities when it comes to arguing the case for equality and the European Union:

If you have the fundamental freedom to travel and work, live and reside in the place of your choice, then so does everyone else whatever nationality. Just because we may have an influx of Romanians and Bulgarians next January, no Europhobe can turn round and say, sorry you can’t come here, because we belong to a market with free movement of

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  • User AvatarKeith 29th Aug - 10:42am
    Is this a wind -up? No. There is a complete lack of clarity and accurate information coming out of Ukraine. We do not know what...
  • User AvatarMike Bird 29th Aug - 10:25am
    "We must abandon so called ‘targeted measures’ and implement total economic sanctions... We must seize assets, prevent the flow of capital into Russia, not allow...
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    Having read the comments, i've come to the conclusion that the national party should consult the local party and determine whether tactically, it makes sense...
  • User AvatarMalcolm Wood 29th Aug - 10:22am
    @SteveL: Good points, all of them. But, at least during my lifetime, Scotland (along with northern England) has voted for more left-wing parties than has...
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    Charles Rothwell - I'd be a bit more guarded about HS2. My feeling is that the anti groups have a big voice and an internet...
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    Keith - Just so I'm clear here : 'It is not an invasion. Yes, Putin is supplying the separatists, yes there are Russian soldiers on...