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British Justice minister warned over anti-gay speech: CEN 11.30.07 p 4. December 2, 2007

Posted by geoconger in Church of England Newspaper, Free Speech, House of Lords, Human Sexuality --- The gay issue.
THE BISHOP of Liverpool has challenged the necessity of the proposed amendment to the Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill criminalising anti-gay speech. Speaking in the House of Lords on Nov 12, Bishop James Jones stated that current laws were sufficient to deal with problems of homophobic behavior.

Last month the Justice Secretary, Jack Straw (pictured), announced plans to amend the Criminal Justice Bill, extending the protections against hate speech provided to religious and racial groups to homosexuals.

Read it all in The Church of England Newspaper.

British Jutice minister warned over anti-gay speech
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