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Christian GP sacked as Government drugs adviser over views on homosexuality

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posted on Feb, 7 2011 @ 04:46 AM
Hot on the heels of this weeks instruction by the church instructing Christian Soldiers to go unto war against the so called "New Atheists" it would appear that they received the first slap before even getting out of bed.

Will the next ‘Christian martyr’ please make his way to court

A Christian GP appointed as a government drugs adviser has been sacked just weeks into the job over his authorship of a study linking homosexuality to paedophilia.

Dr Hans-Christian Raabe was dismissed from his role on the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs on the grounds that he had failed to inform officials about his views on homosexuality. Christian GP sacked as Government drugs adviser for 'gay child sex link study' Hans-Christian Raabe

The Manchester family GP, who is said to take a hard line against cannabis, said he had been “sacrificed on the altar of political correctness”. Drugs campaigners also said they were appalled at the decision.

Sources said he had been sacked after not “disclosing” his 2005 paper, which had linked homosexuality to child sex offences, during interviews for the role.

It is understood that during the interview process he was expressly asked if he had anything about his professional or personal history that might cause embarrassment to the government or the advisory panel. The comments were taken from a scientific paper he co-wrote with six other medical practitioners six years ago.
What with the UK Prime Minister slapping the immigrants around the room this week, we can surely expect some fire and brimstone deluded indigenous .

Keeping the Christians as far away from our children as possible has to be of paramount importance to the rational thinker, as these people will hide in almost any office patiently waiting to groom other peoples children .

edit on 7-2-2011 by The Djin because: add link

posted on Feb, 7 2011 @ 12:53 PM
I'm not aware of any formal sociological studies on the relationship between national religion and attitudes towards minorities, such as homosexuality, but personal trans-cultural impressions and considerations on the core-essense of invasive ideology strongly indicate such a connection.

As on another thread where the christianities' official attitudes are brought up, I can again use Poland as an example, because the abruptness of restricted-religion/free-religion connected with the fall of Sovjet is clearcut. The catholic church was, because of Poland's technically autonomous status, not so hard beset as elsewhere in the Sovjet-dominated area. Consequently it functioned as a symbolically rallying-point opposing communism. Not exclusively as religion per se, but also including cultural values, such as homophobia, and this has a long history in Poland.

Amongst such values is an extreme homophobia on polish national scale, manifesting in a peculiar hypocritical way. At even individual level, there is an 'official' frowning attitude towards homosexuality, but homosexuals are generally not exposed to any active harassment. E.g. typically was my former polish wife ever filled with derogatory comments on homosexuals, while one of her friends openly was homosexual. He even made a VERY physical, direct pass at me, while she was present, and she just laughed about it.

But appearances had to be kept up.

I believe a similar situation exists in England with the boarding-school syndrome (now probably lessened somewhat). A factual situation tolerated, but condemned 'officially'.

With an increasing amount of minority issues (from growing globalization in various forms), an attitude of 'cleaning our own backyard' is a political must. Constellations of many radically different minorities, allying on a common ground of main-stream 'outsider'-ness, can be politically inconvenient.

So naturally any claims of elitism craving or denying privileges is a hot potato, and egalitarian principles must be upheld strictly. And while this opportunistic political motivation isn't very commendable, it nonetheless strengthens principles of formalized 'tolerance'.

There are other sources for homophobia than christianity, but it's significant, that countries like Poland with a strong catholic culture behind it, is so homophobic, while my own area of Europe, with a long secular history, inversely is tolerant on the issue.

posted on Feb, 12 2011 @ 07:11 PM

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