EU planned law could outlaw evangelising
Monday, 16th March 2009
By Toby Cohen
Evangelising could be legally regarded as harassment, should new European Union (EU) equality legislation be approved, warns the Church.
The anti-discrimination proposals, to be considered by the 27 EU member states this year, have also been criticised by The Law Society, who feels the law could cut both ways.
In an official submission to the EU, the Society illustrated the potential problems: “In a shop or shared lodging house, there may be a notice board on which is posted material that some of those who see it will find offensive on religious grounds (for instance, a poster for a film, such as The Life Of Brian).” the rest
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