However, the police attended my apartment in Berkshire today without notice, except, it would appear, to the press," he said.
It’s a platform I’ve been given by God"— provide s a guarantee of god-fearing behavior. The gay community is one group that has suffered, as strident opponents of same-sex marriage on both sides of the Atlantic have ridiculously and deliberately conflated gay and lesbian relationships with criminality.
And unfortunately, when 60 Texas lawmakers claim same-sex marriage could encourage pedophilia and bigamy, or when British peer and former Cabinet minister Norman Tebbit suggests such unions risk opening the door to incest, there are receptive audiences for their views. "It’s deeply damaging and dangerous to make unfounded comparisons between pedophilia and homosexuality.
The pop singer Cliff Richard seems not to have been the first person to learn on Thursday that police were searching his apartment in Berkshire, England, in response to allegations "of a sexual nature dating back to the 1980s [that] involved a young boy under the age of 16 years." Richard issued a sharply worded denial, calling the allegations, that had circulated on social media for some time, completely false.
"Up until now I have chosen not to dignify the false allegations with a response, as it would just give them more oxygen.
The courts of Facebook and Twitter have often shown themselves to harbor all the regard for evidence of a Salem magistrate prosecuting charges of witchcraft in 17th century Massachusetts. Operation Yewtree, the police investigation launched in response to the Savile scandal, expanded to look into a range of unrelated allegations of sexual abuse amid public outrage that the British establishment appeared to have turned a blind eye to crimes committed by its own .