The Christian Institute - Free Speech News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/religious-liberty/free-speech The latest free speech news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Sun, 27 Sep 2020 17:56:41 +0000 Sun, 27 Sep 2020 17:56:41 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Hotel settles claim after cancelling pastor's pro-marriage event https://www.christian.org.uk/news/hotel-settles-claim-after-cancelling-pro-marriage-pastors-event/ Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:33:50 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/hotel-settles-claim-after-cancelling-pro-marriage-pastors-event/ CI: Scot hate crime Bill concession 'a start, but more changes needed' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ci-scot-hate-crime-bill-concession-a-start-but-more-changes-needed/ Wed, 23 Sep 2020 16:03:24 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ci-scot-hate-crime-bill-concession-a-start-but-more-changes-needed/ Equalities Commission defends hate crime Bill despite threat to free speech https://www.christian.org.uk/news/equalities-commission-defends-hate-crime-bill-despite-threat-to-free-speech/ Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:42:22 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/equalities-commission-defends-hate-crime-bill-despite-threat-to-free-speech/ Former SNP adviser blasts 'ill-conceived' hate crime Bill https://www.christian.org.uk/news/former-snp-adviser-blasts-ill-conceived-hate-crime-bill/ Wed, 16 Sep 2020 13:00:07 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/former-snp-adviser-blasts-ill-conceived-hate-crime-bill/ Scottish councillors brand hate crime Bill a 'threat to free speech' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/scottish-councillors-brand-hate-crime-bill-a-threat-to-free-speech/ Mon, 14 Sep 2020 07:29:00 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/scottish-councillors-brand-hate-crime-bill-a-threat-to-free-speech/ Mr Bean actor's free speech video goes viral https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mr-bean-actors-free-speech-video-goes-viral/ Fri, 11 Sep 2020 11:00:15 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mr-bean-actors-free-speech-video-goes-viral/ BBC Scotland joins top judges and police officers against hate crime Bill https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-scotland-joins-top-judges-and-police-officers-against-hate-crime-bill/ Tue, 08 Sep 2020 15:45:24 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-scotland-joins-top-judges-and-police-officers-against-hate-crime-bill/ ‘Unprecedented’ response to Scotland’s ‘contentious’ hate crime Bill https://www.christian.org.uk/news/unprecedented-response-to-scotlands-contentious-hate-crime-bill/ Fri, 04 Sep 2020 15:03:01 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/unprecedented-response-to-scotlands-contentious-hate-crime-bill/ Views expressed in private could be caught by Scots hate crime Bill https://www.christian.org.uk/news/views-expressed-in-private-could-be-caught-by-scots-hate-crime-bill/ Fri, 04 Sep 2020 13:08:50 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/views-expressed-in-private-could-be-caught-by-scots-hate-crime-bill/ NI Civil Service: ‘Use trans pronouns or face the sack’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-civil-service-use-trans-pronouns-or-face-the-sack/ Fri, 04 Sep 2020 10:16:51 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-civil-service-use-trans-pronouns-or-face-the-sack/ Police Federation: Scots Govt has ‘grossly underestimated’ cost of hate crime Bill https://www.christian.org.uk/news/police-scots-govt-has-grossly-underestimated-cost-of-hate-crime-bill/ Thu, 03 Sep 2020 16:04:08 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/police-scots-govt-has-grossly-underestimated-cost-of-hate-crime-bill/ Atheist intends to criminalise Bible if Scot hate crime Bill is passed https://www.christian.org.uk/news/atheist-intends-to-criminalise-bible-if-scot-hate-crime-bill-is-passed/ Fri, 28 Aug 2020 14:30:09 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/atheist-intends-to-criminalise-bible-if-scot-hate-crime-bill-is-passed/ Mum investigated by police for ‘potentially hateful’ stickers https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mum-investigated-by-police-for-potentially-hateful-stickers/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 11:18:52 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mum-investigated-by-police-for-potentially-hateful-stickers/ Scots snub controversial hate crime Bill with overwhelming support for free speech https://www.christian.org.uk/news/scots-snub-controversial-hate-crime-bill-with-overwhelming-support-for-free-speech/ Tue, 25 Aug 2020 11:20:03 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/scots-snub-controversial-hate-crime-bill-with-overwhelming-support-for-free-speech/ 'Disagreeing with gay marriage could end in court', says top lawyer https://www.christian.org.uk/news/disagreeing-with-gay-marriage-could-end-in-court-says-top-lawyer/ Fri, 21 Aug 2020 14:26:23 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/disagreeing-with-gay-marriage-could-end-in-court-says-top-lawyer/ Nick Cave: ‘Cancel culture is bad religion run amuck' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nick-cave-cancel-culture-is-bad-religion-run-amuck/ Wed, 19 Aug 2020 14:37:19 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nick-cave-cancel-culture-is-bad-religion-run-amuck/ Albert Mohler hits out at 'cancel culture' in joint statement https://www.christian.org.uk/news/albert-mohler-hits-out-at-cancel-culture-in-joint-statement/ Wed, 19 Aug 2020 09:57:22 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/albert-mohler-hits-out-at-cancel-culture-in-joint-statement/ BBC presenter says hate crime Bill 'threatens Scotland' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-presenter-says-hate-crime-bill-threatens-scotland/ Tue, 18 Aug 2020 14:26:43 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-presenter-says-hate-crime-bill-threatens-scotland/ Owning a Bible could be 'inflammatory' under Scots hate crime law, say RC bishops https://www.christian.org.uk/news/owning-a-bible-could-be-inflammatory-under-scots-hate-crime-law-say-rc-bishops/ Thu, 13 Aug 2020 15:38:30 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/owning-a-bible-could-be-inflammatory-under-scots-hate-crime-law-say-rc-bishops/ Rowan Atkinson joins opposition to Scottish hate crime Bill https://www.christian.org.uk/news/rowan-atkinson-joins-opposition-to-scottish-hate-crime-bill/ Wed, 12 Aug 2020 12:29:19 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/rowan-atkinson-joins-opposition-to-scottish-hate-crime-bill/