Monday, December 12, 2011

British government says wearing a cross or crucifix is not a requirement of a Christian's faith.

Europe and Great Britain, in particular, have always been way ahead of America in practicing political correctness. Is this what we can expect to see here in America any time now? Muslims here have already complained of crosses on display in a Catholic University. Macy's won't ban cross-dressing perverts from women's fitting rooms.
Ministers won't back cross-ban Christians: Ex-archbishop condemns 'illiberal' assault on faith 

By Jonathan Petre
Last updated at 10:31 PM on 10th December 2011
The Government was slammed last night for refusing to support a group of Christians fighting for their rights in the European courts.

Four individuals who have been disciplined at work or lost their jobs after refusing to remove crosses or to conform to gay rights laws are attempting to overturn the decisions of British courts and tribunal.
They had hoped for support from Ministers after a former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey, appealed to Prime Minister David Cameron on their behalf.
But the Government told the European Court of Human Rights that it backed the British judges and does not accept that the Christians have suffered discrimination.
To the dismay of Lord Carey, the Government even said that wearing a cross or a crucifix was not a ‘generally recognised’ Christian practice – even though Church leaders say it is a hugely significant symbol.

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