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Dawkins has done us a favour by highlighting how dangerous our culture of ‘choice’ really is

Richard Dawkins (AP)

If a world cleansed of imperfections is what we wish for then Dawkins, with his Down’s Syndrome outburst, has shown us the way.

Blair’s Iraq War created the precedent that allows Cameron and co to get away with doing nothing

An Iraqi Christian refugee holds a 12-day-old baby in Ankawa (CNS))

The Royal Prerogative was, in effect, abolished on the basis of a PR campaign that required Parliamentary consent to establish legitimacy for going to war, and Iraqi minorities are paying the price

Lord Glasman: ‘Catholicism has entered the mainstream’

Maurice Glasman: 'The most important thing is to express my gratitude to the Church, to the Catholic tradition for the intellectual nourishment'

Maurice Glasman explains why Catholics should trust the Labour party

David Cameron claims to be pro-family, but now he must prove it

David Cameron (PA)

Only by challenging the social and the economic liberalism that pervades the Conservatives will the Prime Minister be able to claim victory for families

We must offer sanctuary to Iraq’s remaining Christians

ISIS fighters have been responsible for nakedly sectarian violence against Christians and Shia Muslims

The persecuted minority face mass murder under the rule of ISIS

In the wake of the Trojan Horse claims, we need more faith schools not fewer of them

Education Secretary Michael Gove and Home Secretary Theresa May  in the House of Commons on Monday (PA)

What is evident in the Birmingham schools debate is a growing intolerance of the idea of educating children in faith

Are British people racist or have they just been taught to believe they are?

Racist organisations like the BNP have very little support in Britain (PA)

Reports of rising levels of prejudice may just reflect over-diagnosis

We must defend the sacred nature of court trials

Pistorius on trial (PA)

The Pistorius trial shows just why we must never have televised justice in Britain

Parents who don’t love their children should not be criminalised

'We have fallen into a hysteria about our children – which dictates that parents and the state must battle for control and culpability' (PA)

Under the terms of the proposed ‘Cinderella law’ parents could face up to ten years in prison for ‘emotional neglect’

Banning books being sent to prisoners is the politics of a thuggish nation

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling (PA)

Chris Grayling’s decision to allow prison governors to ban books from being sent to their inmates is unforgivable