A campaign was launched in late February
to bring about a law to protect religious
freedoms in the UK.
The law would hope to ‘affirm the freedom from being required to support a particular worldview or set of beliefs in order to
hold a public sector job; stand for election;
work in teaching, healthcare and law; study
at university; or give parental care to a child.
A review of the supporting literature is on page 5.
A blog post in February reported that a
scout leader had his membership removed
by the Scouting Association after expressing
concerns about anti-Christian bias in the
The magazine appeared to be sidelining
Christian events in its calendar, and it encouraged groups to meet for celebrations in venues
that were not churches in a bid to be more
inclusive. In his letter to the editor, he likened
the magazine’s photograph of a veiled female Scout leader to ‘Darth Vadar’.
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