British-Pakistani Bishop Calls for Burqa Ban

Michael Nazir-Ali, the Pakistan-born former Bishop of Rochester, has weighed into the controversy around Islamic face veils to call for a near-total ban on the garments, supported by former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey.

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New California AG Becerra Dares Donald Trump: ‘Come at Us’

Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA), who was nominated Thursday to be California’s new attorney general, issued a forceful challenge to President-elect Donald Trump over his pledge to enforce federal immigration law: “Come at us.”


‘No Straights Allowed’ – Students Lobby for LGBT-Only Accommodation

Students across the UK are campaigning for “LGBT-only” accommodation in order to escape “victimisation” at the hands of their heterosexual peers. The National Union of Students’ (NUS) lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) campaign is set to highlight discrimination against

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Rand Paul Equates Criminal Justice System to Segregation at Black College

According to a report in The Hill, prospective GOP presidential contender Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) spoke at historically black Bowie State University today, where he “frequently nodded to Martin Luther King, Jr.’s idea that there are ‘two Americas,'” and made his case for criminal justice reform.

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Plans Floated for Britain’s first ‘Gay School’

A youth group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) children has announced controversial plans to open up the UK’s first school for gay pupils in Manchester. The campaigners behind the project claim it will offer a safe haven for