These judges want to destroy our core moral values. We simply can’t let them succeed

In Britain and Europe something very alarming has taken place. Judges are increasingly becoming a positive threat to liberty because they have usurped the political process.

Low point: High Court judges are now stepping into territory that they should not be involved in  

One of the great bulwarks of a democracy is  an independent judiciary, which acts as the ultimate defender of liberty because the judges are free from political control.

In Britain and Europe, however, something very alarming has taken place. The judges are increasingly becoming a positive threat to liberty because they have usurped the political process.

As a result, they are  straying — no, actually marching with banners flying and drums beating — into territory which should lie well beyond their remit.

In recent days, there have been two such outrageous court rulings. The European Court of Justice, the judicial arm of the European Union, ruled that insurance companies may no longer  differentiate between men and women when calculating the rates offered on annuities which are used to convert  pension pots into an annual income.

Until now, men have received higher rates because their average life span is shorter than that of women. But because the ruling will force firms to treat both sexes equally, men stand to lose hundreds of pounds of retirement income per year.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-1363641/These-judges-want-destroy-core-moral-values-We-simply-let-succeed.html#ixzz1G0mrlUgQ

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March 8th, 2011

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