Maybe it’s time to ban the veil

Niqab banLast week was a good week for Islam and the veil. As usual.

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The ECtHR Decisions: More Thoughts, and “What If”

ECHR2This follows yesterday’s post where I discussed the judgements of the European Court of Human Rights concerning religious discrimination against four Christians in the UK. Here I explore things a bit further and also analyse the possible consequences of alternative judgements.

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Some Good News for Secularists

ECHRTwo bits of good news in twenty four hours.  It’s fun to be a secularist.

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Religious and Cultural Sensitivity, Part 2

This follows on from a previous post in November 2011. If you haven’t already done so, I would politely recommend reading that before you read this one. But if, like me, you like a short cut, here’s a heavily abridged version of the story so far…

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Faces shouldn’t be covered. Either should discussion about faces being covered.

I’m not a member of a misogynistic, medieval death cult. Am I allowed to wear a facemask in public?

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