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A Democratic Country Cannot Be in the Business of Prosecuting Thought Crimes

A judge in Birmingham has acquitted a Catholic priest and a pregnancy counsellor of so-called “thought crimes” after police charged the pair in connection with praying outside an abortion clinic. District Judge David Wain dismissed the case against Fr Sean Gough, 33, an assistant priest in Wolverhampton and Staffordshire, and Isabel Vaughan-Spruce, 45, of Malvern,

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Birmingham’s No-Prayer Law—the Law That Has to Ask You if You’re Breaking It

UK Column’s policing commentator unpicks the unenforceable nonsense of one of Britain’s new wave of local council Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs), explains the Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrates and asks why the Church of England couldn’t care less about criminalised silent prayer. The tyrant state abhors an objective standard to which it is accountable;

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Army Veteran Fined for Silent Prayer: Penalty for ‘Praying for My Son, Who Is Deceased’

Summary A second individual is now facing a penalty for praying in an abortion facility “censorship zone” in Bournemouth Adam Smith-Connor is challenging council fine, which is based on him saying: “I’m praying for my son, who is deceased” “Dear Suella”: ADF UK launch public letter, invite signatures to support freedom of thought in public

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