It’s hard to find a unionist who is anti abortion, gay marriage and fully anti paramilitary

Dear Sir, In preparation for the upcoming election on 2 March the media have given a voice to the views of all those who are seeking election. They have however given little voice to the largest section of the voting populace – the non voters. Voices have ben expressed in the press from individuals, and groups like Caleb, “urg(ing) evangelical

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Two questions remain unanswered over RHI

Dear Sir, The continuing controversy of the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme persists to plague the political establishment. The Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2016 ‘post-truth’ is well chosen. The political class and the media in general appear to have missed two essential points which the tax paying public require to know in order to begin to establish some kind

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Ian Paisley had very long history of protesting, and Orange Order may follow suit if Pope visits in 2018

Dear Sir, I was intrigued by the comments of your Religion Correspondent (B.T. 10 December). Alf McCreary stated: “People forget that Paisley led a demonstration outside Church House in Belfast when the former Moderator the Reverend Dr Ken Newell invited the then Roman Catholic Primate Cardinal Sean Brady as his personal guest at the opening night of the Presbyterian General

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Loughinisland Report

Dear Sir On reading the excellent analysis of Ben Lowry (Newsletter 11 June) on the Loughinisland Report, I decided that I should read the complete Report for myself. This is thorough and detailed Report not only of the atrocity itself but also of ‘pre-cursor incidents’.  A number of points need to be highlighted. The Police Ombudsman makes some significant statements

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Orange Order discontented

I note with some interest that the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland are to seek yet another meeting with the Secretary of State to “register yet again our discontentment with this unacceptable situation”. (February 29) Are the Grand Lodge offices totally ignorant of the wise advice previously given from two sources? The Parades Commission, who commented in their July 2013 determination:

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