Your rights end where their feelings begin at Oxford!

I saw this interesting article on the Spectator about a disturbing trend among university students in the UK.


I was attacked by a swarm of Stepford students this week. On Tuesday, I was supposed to take part in a debate about abortion at Christ Church, Oxford. I was invited by the Oxford Students for Life to put the pro-choice argument against the journalist Timothy Stanley, who is pro-life. But apparently it is forbidden for men to talk about abortion. A mob of furious feministic Oxford students, all robotically uttering the same stuff about feeling offended, set up a Facebook page littered with expletives and demands for the debate to be called off. They said it was outrageous that two human beings ‘who do not have uteruses’ should get to hold forth on abortion — identity politics at its most basely biological — and claimed the debate would threaten the ‘mental safety’ of Oxford students. Three hundred promised to turn up to the debate with ‘instruments’ — heaven knows what — that would allow them to disrupt proceedings.


Incredibly, Christ Church capitulated,

Read more at  Your rights end where their feelings begin at Oxford!.

How Critics of Christianity Often Distort the Story of Galileo

Someone asked me a while back, “How do you justify the Catholic Church imprisoning and torturing Galileo for teaching that the Earth revolves around the Sun? That seems to me to be a prime example of people who take the Bible seriously standing in the way of scientific progress!”Well, first off, I don’t try to justify what the Catholic Church did to Galileo 1564–1642. And neither does any Christian I know. Even the Catholic Church has apologized for their treatment of Galileo.[1] But it would be good to make sure we have our facts straight about what actually happened to Galileo.

Read more at The Always Be Ready Apologetics Ministry Blog: How Critics of Christianity Often Distort the Story of Galileo.