Beth Granter

Freelance digital consultant for charities

The ‘new’ morality – Religion and politics: do they mix?

I have to write the following discussion paper for the Socialist Party LGBT steering group meeting at the end of this month. What do you think I should say?

Abortion rights, sex education, and LGBTQ rights have all come under attack since the 2010 election. With support from elements in the Tory party and the media, the religious right in the UK has moved to assert itself and impose their idea of “morality”. Will we have to fight the so-called “culture wars” as our US sisters and brothers have?

How socialists do/should respond to these threats?

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