Anne Marie Waters
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Spokesperson of the One Law for All campaign and council member of the National Secular Society

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Islamic Extremism on Campus - Is the Tide Turning?

(10) Comments | Posted 12 March 2013 | (22:28)

The Islamic Education and Research Academy (iERA) has been banned from the premises of University College London (UCL) (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/news-articles/0313/11032013-meeting?utm_source). The iERA held an event at UCL on March 9th entitled "Islam or Atheism: What makes more sense?" and in a scenario lifted straight out of Saudi Arabia, enforced segregated seating...

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Sharia Law: Extremism the Government Ignores

(5) Comments | Posted 12 February 2013 | (11:43)

Following his recent trip to Algeria, David Cameron said that Britain would do all in its power to tackle Islamist extremism at home and abroad, adding that we must "address the poisonous narrative they feed on". He said this fight could take a generation, but it would could well take...

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Christian Leaders Are Not Compassionate on Homosexuality

(0) Comments | Posted 10 January 2013 | (13:08)

The Catholic Archbishop of Westminster last week announced the abolition of a bi-monthly mass for gay and lesbian Catholics in Soho, central London. http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/jan/02/gay-masses-soho-abolished The Archbishop stated that "pastoral care of the community will continue" while reiterating the church's position that sexual relations were only to take place between a...

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The Sad Reality of Female Misogyny

(0) Comments | Posted 3 December 2012 | (15:12)

This is difficult for me to write. I am a life-long feminist and I am immovable in my resolve that women should be free to live as we please, should have political and legal equality with men, and should be able to fulfil our dreams and ambitions - to work...

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Opposing Sharia Law Is a Defence of the Rights of Muslims

(272) Comments | Posted 19 November 2012 | (23:00)

How can we be a multicultural society if we do not accommodate sharia law? That is one of the most common questions I am asked when travelling the UK as spokesperson of the anti-sharia 'One Law for All' campaign (www.onelawforall.org.uk). It accompanies 'why are you picking on a vulnerable minority?'...

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