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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Britain’s human rights policies violate natural law, Pope says -Times Online

Britain’s human rights policies violate natural law, Pope says -Times Online


The Vatican condemned Britain’s proposed equality law yesterday, complaining that legislation to give homosexual equal rights “violates natural law”.

Comment:


Here we go again. Religion trying to poke its tentacles into every nook and cranny of civilized life. To no avail. For what we know of the British and the predictions for religion in Albion, what lies ahead is a long long long road for the priests to try to win the debate.

Luckily, people in the Western hemisphere are beginning to wake up and smell the coffee and the issue of equality is fast gaining ground and attaining goals. Check the latest opinion polls.

In the U.S., we hear today that the disgraced DADT policy which bans gays from disclosing their sexual orientation in the American Army is being reviewed and, astoundingly, the top brass of the armed forces are (is) standing by those who have undergone years of unjust neglect.

All very well and for the good of the rest of the world, we would like to think.

In an ideal world, we all know, such concerns would not exist and petty grievances by conservative mindsets would be a thing of the past. They are not. However, they will be. At least, that is what we are striving for.

Onward Christian soldiers! Remember the words of Sen. Barry Goldwater: "You don’t have to be straight in the military; you just have to be able to shoot straight."

And in Britain, we expect the Harriet Harman’s Equality Bill, which is going through Parliament, will pass and we will move on to the next issue at hand. A man's job is never done.

No, Siree.


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3 comments:

  1. And the pope before this one went to a favela in Rio and told the women they had to have more children because the church needed more priests...that is not only irresponsible, it is downright immoral.
    This one seems to be even more homophobic.
    parabems meu cara.
    raulito

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  2. Thank you, Raulito. It is a well-known fact that the said Church is adamantly against birth control here in Brazil.

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  3. There are no "natural" laws, at least not the ones the guy with the pointy hat talks about. If you look at things from a natural perspective there is nothing wrong with who we are. We are they way nature intended us to be.

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