Thursday, November 21, 2019

Andrew Tettenborn

Andrew Tettenborn
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http://www.conservativewoman.co.uk
Andrew Tettenborn is a professor of commercial law at a well-known UK university, who also teaches in Europe and elsewhere. In the 2001 General Election he stood as Ukip’s candidate in Bath.

The human right to a sham marriage

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Children’s books and a creeping obsession with race

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Pious progressives who’d do anything but see justice done to murderous fanatics

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LGBT Taliban makes Christians miss the Blackpool bus

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This specious human right to marriage-lite

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Canada’s legalised persecution of Christians

These days, if you want to suppress awkward ideas you don’t ban them. Instead you get employers or professional bodies to close ranks and...

Why is Hodge demanding the university’s money – and why do they want to give it to her?

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Big Sister won’t rest until radio’s ticked every diversity box

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The right to family life includes the right to kill the unborn

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Free speech would be the icing on the cake

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Families: Why should we ‘welcome and applaud’ the second best?

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Your secrets aren’t safe with the self-safeguarding C of E

Try a little thought experiment. Suppose some future press regulator proposed a new rule: if a confidential source told a journalist anything suggesting there...

Stonewall’s Revised Version of Christianity

An interesting feature of the LGBT support group Stonewall is its propensity for social climbing. Once a counter-cultural ginger group named after a Greenwich...

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