Topic / ‘Persecution’

Not fit to be a social worker: Felix Ngole loses court appeal

The High Court has sided with the University of Sheffield who threw Felix Ngole out of his postgraduate course in social work. The University said it was concerned his publicly expressed antipathy towards gay people could affect his work as a social worker. Ngole appealed against the university’s decision with the help of the Christian […]

Richard Page: Christian Legal Centre suffers another loss

Richard Page, 71, who tried to sue the NHS after he was sacked as a director for speaking out against gay adoption has lost his case. Page was suspended by the NHS Trust Development Authority after he claimed it was better for a child to be brought up by both a man and a woman.He […]

‘Gays are illiberal and unkind. We can only pray for them.’

Commenting on a court case involving Felix Ngole, a Christian student who was excluded from Sheffield University for being homophobic, Andrea Williams, above, Chief Executive of the Christian Legal Centre, said: Felix’s case is another example of just how totalitarian the LGBT movement is. They cannot tolerate any whiff of dissent. They demand not just […]

‘Marginalised’ Christians: new study paints a bleak picture

A survey published this week by Premier Christian Communications indicates that Christians in the UK are feeling increasingly marginalised. Tim Dieppe, Head of Public Policy at Christian Concern, which offers legal support to Christians who say they have been unfairly treated,  said the results resonate “very much” with their experiences over the years. People try […]

Swedish midwife loses her religious ‘persecution’ case

Ellinor Grimmark, above, has been refused permission to sue a local authority for denying her employment when she refused to carry out abortions due to her religious beliefs. According to this report, the Swedish Labour Court (Arbetsdomstolen) ruled today (Wednesday) that Grimmark had not been discriminated against by Jönköping County Council because the county had […]

Faith-heads allegedly face increased mockery in the UK

As many as a million workers in the UK may have faced harassment, discrimination or bullying because of their religious beliefs according to a new study on British cultural attitudes at the workplace. The recently released ComRes study says that religion has become the “butt of jokes”, where workers who would not make sexist or […]

Homophobic Wyoming judge censured but not sacked

In August last year Wyoming’s Judicial Ethics Commission recommended that Ruth Neely, above, be relieved of her position as a magistrate in the small northwestern town of Pinedale after she told the local newspaper that she would ‘not be able to do’ marriage ceremonies for gay couples. It ruled that she violated ethics rules requiring […]

Florida bakery did right by refusing to bake a hateful cake

A judge has thrown out a case brought against a bakery by Robert Mannarino, above. Mannarino, described here as “a US marine”, alleged that he was religiously discriminated against by Cut the Cake because the company refused his request for a cake bearing the words: Homosexuality is an abomination unto the Lord. During a hearing […]

Druid mounts challenge over Stonehenge’s ‘pay to pray’ rule

King Arthur Pendragon, above, has been told that he can take English Heritage (EH) to court over “pay to pray” parking charges at Stonehenge. According to the BBC, he will argue that a parking fee of £15 for his motorcycle during the 2016 summer solstice breached his human and religious rights. Parking at the Neolithic […]

UK nurse sacked for foisting Jesus on vulnerable patients

Like so many of her ilk, Sarah Kuteh, above, chose to put on a little whipped pup expression when she complained to the media that she had been sacked for telling patients about Jesus. Kuteh, according to this report, lost her job with Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust because she subjected patients to “unwanted discussions” […]