“Please forgive me, for I have sinned. As the democratically-elected leader of a democracy I have tried to ensure identical legal rights for all citizens.” – David Cameron, Prime Minister
Treating Malala’s injuries is not enough. We need to defend freedom of speech and secularism.
Congratulations to Clive Bone and the National Secular Society for their successful judicial review challenging council prayers. This has triggered the inevitable backlash predicted by the NSS president, Terry Sanderson. Here I reproduce, and respond to, a piece in The Telegraph by Ed West, point by point.
An open Christmas card to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
How I despise your supposed moral superiority
You don’t have to be a former religious leader with a talent for talking rubbish to sit in the House of Lords, but it does help.