The EU wants unlimited fines for Christian speech -By Graham Wood
I am writing today in regard to the latest example of proposed legislation, which can only be described as horrific, which will be coming forward. Needless to say it is an EU “directive”.
What is a directive?
A directive emanating from the EU must pass into legislation in an EU member state, although there is some freedom to adapt to national culture and circumstances. Note, however, that such is the sheer scale of EU legislation, not to mention its complexity of language (bureaucratic legalese) that the vast amount is not even known about by our MPs [Members of Parliament], let alone finding time or opportunity to debate in our House of Commons. When you read this you will know just how far we have travelled down the road to totalitarianism, and a return to the crudities of religious (Christian) persecution associated with former times (the absolutism of the Stuart Kings and the notorious Star Chamber). It is proposed (I quote from a small Christian newspaper):
“The provisions are simply appalling, so appalling that most people will not believe what we say until it is too late. The aim seems to be the destruction of our Christian culture and the removal of any right for free speech on Christian matters.Of course, it affects other religions, but somehow we doubt whether Moslems and atheists will get the same rough treatment [GW: You bet they won't – it’s aimed at Christians - and in reality through them, an expression of hatred towards the Saviour].Basically, if in the province of any service, that is, any public gathering or building or employment terms, you say or do something that another person claims to be offended by, then it is up to you, not the offended party (complainant), to prove that they are not offended. Should you fail to prove this negative to the court’s satisfaction you are liable to pay compensation to which no upper limit is fixed!...
Lees die volledige artikel van Graham Wood hier (scroll af op webblad tot by skrywer se artikel: http://laiglesforum.com/2009/10/16/the-eu-wants-unlimited-fines-for-christian-speech/
Lees ook hier oor die EU:http://www.renewamerica.com/columns/hank/091020