November 7, 2012

Religious Freedom - Both Sides Go Too Far

Linda Woodhead, Guardian

Who could have imagined that a court in Cologne would, this year, rule the ancient and sacred practice of male circumcision illegal, or that the previous year the European court of human rights (ECHR) wouldoverturn its earlier ruling that crucifixes should not be displayed in state schools? The see-sawing nature of such judgments about religious freedom suggests something is going seriously wrong in the way the whole issue is being approached.

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TAGGED: Religious Freedom, Religion, Guardian News

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