People who believe that abortion is a human right will logically believe that disruption of, and violence against, an academic event in which pro-lifers peacefully explain their views is an acceptable way of making use of their “freedom of expression”.
Because of systematic disturbances by pro-abortion hecklers, the discussion was moved to the premises of a conservative students’ association, which was subsequently attacked by stone throws. A glass door was destroyed. Fortunately no one was blessed. Continue reading “Violent assault against pro-life event in Bonn”
The UK Supreme Court has unanimously decided that the refusal to bake a cake with the message “Support Gay Marriage” on it cannot be qualified as “discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation”.
The judges emphasized the importance of the right to freedom from forced speech, pointing out that “the rights to freedom of thought, conscience and religion, and to freedom of expression … include the right not to be obliged to manifest beliefs one does not hold…”. Continue reading “UK Supreme Court: no obligation to bake cake with pro-sodomy-propaganda”
In an important pro-life decision, National Institute of Family and Live Advocates v. Becerra, the US Supreme Court has invalidated a perverse law passed by the State of California, which would have obliged pro-life crisis pregnancy centers to supply women with information about how and where to provide abortions. This law was a vicious attack on the freedom of expression, obliging citizens to make statements that are in total opposition of what they actually want to say and do. Continue reading “US Supreme Court: pregnancy centers not obliged to promote abortion”
While the CJEU, with yesterday’s decision to impose on Member States an obligation to give legal effect to “marriages” concluded by persons of the same sex, is heading down the pernicious road of judicial activism, the Supreme Court of the United States has made an important step back towards reason and common sense. In a 7-2 ruling in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the Court found that the applicant, a baker, was in his right to refuse an order by a sodomite couple to bake a wedding cake with obscene decorations for the purpose of celebrating their “marriage”. Continue reading “United States: LGBT-totalitarianism suffers setback”