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Cameron make firm European Withdrawal Pledge

In full: Cameron's speech on childhood | Uk News | News | Telegraph

We'll replace the European Human Rights Act with a British Bill of Rights.
That our freedoms come with responsibilities attached - indeed, that our freedoms are only preserved by our collective commitment to self-restraint and duty. The British Bill of Rights will do that.

That is clear and unambiguous; of course there is small matter of how he squares that with us being members of the European Convention on Human Rights etc but then do we actually believe his European policy promises anymore?

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I see he is still copying Blair and failing to construct a sentence properly.

If I remember correctly, the British Bill of Rights includes the right of Protestants to own firearms.

If I remember correctly, the British Bill of Rights includes the right of Protestants to own firearms.

The English Bill of Rights (not British, it predates the union) guarantees the right to keep arms and to armed resistance for Catholics. This right was already assumed self-evident for Protestants. Even modern interpretations of the Bill recognise that, in spirit, it applies to all citizens, not just Catholics.

My worry is that any new British Bill of Rights will overwrite the English Bill Of Rights. Of course, legally, the English Bill of Rights is absolute. You cannot legally repeal it as it is not an Act of Parliament.

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