Tuesday, 25 November 2014
The Law Society has withdrawn controversial guidelines for solicitors on how to compile “Sharia compliant” wills. This has followed serious complaints that such guidelines penalise widows and non believers.
The chief executive of CARE has warned that Britain is in danger of "sleepwalking into losing religious freedoms". In her recent speech she said:
"A philosophy of human rights is emerging without the need for a religious, let alone Christian foundation", adding: "What is clear is that a hierarchy of rights is emerging where religious freedom is trumped again and again."