The God Inclusion: Britain Ushers In The Bigots

Yet the disastrous election of British Conservative leader Theresa May this week has brought American-style faith infused politics to the centre of British government. The use of the Democratic Unionist Party as a buttress for a minority government currently balancing on three legs means May will sit in debt to a small group of radical protestants whose views wouldn’t look out of place on the 700 Club.

via The God Inclusion: Britain Ushers In The Bigots | HuffPost UK

Theresa May’s call for UK to exit European Convention on Human Rights will delight human rights abusers

Bashing the European Court of Human Rights is not a new development in Conservative policy – although it’s worth remembering that it was one of May’s predecessors as a Tory Home Secretary, David Maxwell Fyfe (also a prosecutor at Nuremberg, no less), who helped to draft the 1950 ECHR.

Source: Theresa May’s call for UK to exit European Convention on Human Rights will delight human rights abusers

Theresa May says EU membership makes the UK safer – BBC News

WOW!

European Convention on Human Rights was the first instrument to give effect to certain of the rights stated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and make them binding.

Now 60+ years later, is it actually in violation of the Convention to suggest taking those rights away? 

Regardless of the outcome of the referendum, she said she still believed the UK should leave the European Convention of Human Rights

Source: Theresa May says EU membership makes the UK safer – BBC News