When Bishop Johan Bonny, the Catholic Bishop of Antwerp, Belgium, publicly called for the Catholic Church to bless same-sex “relationships,” in a recent interview, a rebuke from the Flemish Catholic Student Association of Antwerp was not long in coming. And, in turn, the Catholic student group has come under attack from a militant socialist youth group, which (predictably) accused the Catholic students of being “homophobic” and called on the Belgian government to take action against them.
The Honorable Daniel Hannan, British Member of the European Parliament, author, columnist, blogger, talks to The New American about why he and many of his fellow countrymen favor getting out of the EU.
If you question the government narrative about terror attacks like the one that occurred on September 11, or believe in religious prophecies about the end times, or dispute the legitimacy of your rulers, or hold any sort of views that politicians consider “extremist,” watch out. Last week, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron told the United Nations and its largely autocratic member regimes that the perpetual terror war requires far more than just crackdowns on violence and terrorism. Now, as the terror war becomes increasingly globalized and fanatical, what Cameron described as “non-violent extremism” all over the world is in the crosshairs, too.
In yet another example of Islam's influence in the West, a U.K. KFC refused to give a native Englishman a hand wipe, claiming that the alcohol it contained could offend Muslims.
A number of people have questioned the results of Scotland's September 18 independence vote, including 90,000 signers of an online petition demanding a revote.
Russia is essentially an oligarchy, with the rich and powerful running the show. And America is increasingly becoming as centralized as Russia. Now, we are being drawn together.
The aftermath of the elections has surprised many and encouraged others, especially those seeking independence.
Thanks in large part to a last-minute political "bribe" by English leaders, voters in Scotland decided to remain in the United Kingdom.