Comments: SORs: Lords will vote today

Baroness O’Cathain moves: “…the widespread concerns that the draft Regulations compromise religious liberty and will result in litigation over the content of classroom teaching…”

Do have a look at this You Tube movie from yesterday:

(and don’t forget to read the comments ;=)

A concerted move.

Posted by Göran Koch-Swahne at Wednesday, 21 March 2007 at 9:37am GMT

It is all a bit frightening, but worthwhile - better that things be brought to light. Better those, who feel so passionately that a particular type of person be cast out, should have a chance to make clear their passionate hatred.

Better people should see it.

Better they see that underlying vicousness which many of us have been living with all our lives. Imagine you are the subject of the link Goran gave us in the first comment. Imagine they are using that scenario to justify making you an outcast. I saw a clip just yesterday of a guy interviewing two children of a Palastinian suicide bomber - he was asking them how many Jews their mother had killed and encouraging them to recite islamic poems supporting martyrdom. Children, such useful little buggers.

Welcome to hell. Christian Hell.

It's really quite funny that this standard stuff is becoming open. What will decide whether it is a joke or a nightmare we will find in the next few months, I suppose.

'We don't hate Jews, they are perfectly capable of converting to Islam and making everything fine.'

(I may have to spell this out to avoid possible confusion)

'We don't hate Gays, they are perfectly capable of being straight/celibate and making everything fine.'

I *almost* want to shut up and let them have enough rope...

Posted by matthew hunt at Wednesday, 21 March 2007 at 2:02pm GMT

BTW Simon,

You do realize that the people who would protest this legislation are statistically likely to be sarcasm-insensate and so will view the cartoon as signalling this site's support of their cause?

Opps! Unless I am sarcasm-oversensate and have misread both the cartoon and its use here. Oh dear. How awkward.


Posted by matthew hunt at Wednesday, 21 March 2007 at 2:56pm GMT

Thanks for the hyper link Goran--and my god is it hyper !

I hope no-one will miss it ! A cross between the people who brought us'The League of Gentlemen' and 'Wil Cwac Cwac' ! (Perhaps,this might have been better in Welsh too, like Wil Cwac Cwac ! ; - )

"Ten daddies all having sex with each other !" ---give us a break pleeeeaze !


I want my home work .................

Posted by Laurence Roberts at Wednesday, 21 March 2007 at 3:42pm GMT

I find the mendacity of the You-Tube item quite breath-taking. As the Faithworks leaflet makes perfectly clear, today's Lord's debate has no bearing whatever on the school curriculum. That is a totally separate issue (see point 12 in the Faithworks pdf document). Today's issue is about the people to whom services are provided, and that alone.

Posted by cryptogram at Wednesday, 21 March 2007 at 3:47pm GMT

I hear that the Lords have voted FOR SORs !

(On Soul Space site !)

Posted by Laurence Roberts at Wednesday, 21 March 2007 at 10:59pm GMT
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