Bigotry OK for Evangelicals, says Tony
May 11, 2003 1:47 AM   Subscribe

In a follow-up to this story posted on MeFi, earlier, the Independent discloses some British developments to the US story of religious groups being given a free reign on bigotry, thanks to a "Christian" leader. Seems that Tony and George are of a like mind on more than one subject.
posted by Blue Stone (5 comments total)
Words fail me.

The Deputy Prime Minister's Office said that religious employers were a special case "as they bring diversity to public life and delivery of services".

Someone was playing truant when they explained irony.
posted by zygoticmynci at 5:51 AM on May 11, 2003

Allow me to be the first to quote Lucius Annaeus Seneca :
"Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful. "
posted by the fire you left me at 9:01 AM on May 11, 2003

Remember that the important part is not whether they are liberal or conservative, but whether they are compassionate.
posted by magullo at 4:36 AM on May 12, 2003

While I would not patronize any organization that did so, I have no problem with this.
posted by obfusciatrist at 5:02 AM on May 12, 2003

How did Blair and Blunkett manage to fall through the Labour Party door on the way to the Tories?
posted by Summer at 5:36 AM on May 12, 2003

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