The Nobel laureate's refusal to condemn documented atrocities suggests that political calculation has trumped human rights in her thinking
Baroness Warsi, who two months ago resigned from the government in protest on the Government’s stance on Gaza, has urged Parliamentarians to support a motion in Parliament calling for Palestine to be officially recognised by Britain....Show More Summary
First the Islamic Council of Victoria refused to condemn the 18-year-old jihadist who nearly killed two police officers in Victoria…
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly attempted to draw a line between hitting a child and spanking one on Tuesday while discussing the allegations that NFL running back Adrian Peterson abused his own children. “I’m not going to condemn Americans tonight who have spanked their children...
By Daniel Burke, CNN (CNN) - Pope Francis said Muslim militants persecuting religious minorities in Iraq must be stopped but refused to condemn or support the American airstrikes against ISIS that began earlier this month. "I can only say this: It is licit to stop the unjust aggressor," the pontiff said Monday during a press conference on […]
Important Note: I am not condoning or supporting Robin Williams' decision commit suicide, I merely refuse to condemn him for it. Anyone suffering suicidal thoughts needs to seek help. If you liv...
Tristram Hunt is getting a fair bit of stick from the Conservatives for refusing to condemn the strike action planned by the National Union of Teachers on this morning’s Andrew… Continue reading The post Tristram Hunt won’t condemn the NUT’s strike, but is he ready for a confrontation? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Tristram Hunt, Labour's shadow education secretary, refused to condemn next week's teachers' strikes on the Andrew Marr Show earlier today. Instead, he said that trades unions were an important part of "civil society" and, as such, their decisions should be respected. "I want all teachers in the schools, teaching their, teaching the young people, but, [...]
The founder of an Islamic private school who also heads 'pro-Palestine' group Interpal, has refused to condemn the stoning to death of adulterers during an interview on the BBC’s Newsnight programme. Asked repeatedly by presenter Jeremy...Show More Summary
The Daily Beast points out that early this month Kirk Cameron refused to condemn same-sex marriage in an interview with an Alabama newspaper. Kirk Cameron, the teenage heartthrob turned Christian Right entrepreneur, the man who onceShow More Summary
Thanks to Justin Trudeau, the national conversation about abortion and pre-born human rights is heating up in Canada. It has been more than two weeks since the leader of the Liberal Party declared that pro-life candidates would not be allowed to run for his party. In spite of Trudeau going farther than any other party […]
Caretaker Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour refused on Sunday to condemn the shelling of Lebanon by Syria and also refused to compare it to Israeli assaults against the country. He told Voice of Lebanon radio (93.3) : “We should not compare Syria’s actions towards Lebanon to Israeli assaults against the country.” He described the situation on […]
In his speech at Georgetown University this year, President Obama made it clear that tackling climate change will be one of the key priorities for the remainder of his term. “I refuse to condemn your generation and future generations to a planet that’s beyond fixing,” he said. But as virtually everyone who follows that debate […]
Last week, Michigan RNC Committeeman (and noted homophobe) Dave Agema came to the defense of 'traditional marriage' at a GOP holiday reception by saying that gays falsely claim people with AIDS as their lovers in order to cheat the system...
The head of the Obamacare exchange in Colorado is refusing to condemn the new racy campaign called “Got Insurance” — released last week with advertisements that are intended to tout the free birth control component of the Obamacare health care plan. he ads are bathed in sexual overtones, with one ad having a woman declare: […]
Notable atheist intellectual and author Richard Dawkins has stirred controversy for recent remarks in which he refused to condemn what he called "mild pedophilia" that took place during his childhood.
Pope Francis today refused to condemn gay people during a conversion with reporters on his return flight from Brazil. Via NBC News: Pope Francis said “who am I to judge?” gay people as he discussed one of the most divisive issues affecting the Catholic Church Monday. Show More Summary
President Obama has laid out a new national climate action plan in a speech given at Georgetown University. “I refuse to condemn your generation and future generations to a planet that’s beyond fixing,” the president said. The three-part...Show More Summary
"I refuse to condemn your generation, and future generations, to a planet that is beyond fixing. And that’s why today I’m announcing a new national climate action plan, and I’m here to enlist your generation’s help in keeping the United...Show More Summary
President Obama laid out a detailed plan to address the causes and impacts of climate change in a speech at Georgetown University on Tuesday. "I refuse to condemn your generation and future generations to a planet that's beyond fixing,"...Show More Summary