Friday , 22 February 2019

Tag Archives: free speech

Belief Matters … Or Not? The Limits to Free Speech?

Pastor Angus Buchan

Free speech is an essential ingredient of any democratic society. For freedom of expression to mean anything, it must include the right to offend others. You have the right to attack my religious beliefs, political beliefs, lifestyle, sexuality and so on. You even have the right to use intemperate language, should you so wish. I have the same right to ...

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Activists concerned by NUS LGBTI policy

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Activists have expressed their concerns about a motion passed at last week’s National Union of Students (NUS) LGBT conference. The motion, which now becomes NUS policy, made a series of controversial statements in relation to free speech and about the privileged position of white cis gay men. It defended no-platforming of “known oppressors” in addition to stating that “marginalised students ...

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