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Quakers in Britain have welcomed the personal support given by the Deputy Prime Minister for the right of same-sex couples to marry in places of worship.
One of Britain's most well-known Christian accountants has described the UK as a tax haven for the rich in which the poor are now paying more in tax.
Today (30 June) is Armed Forces Day. The idea was introduced in 2009 to "show support for the men and women of the armed forces".
Christian Aid and Quakers in Britain are uniting to urge the UK government to impose a ban on the import of Israeli settlement products.
Two Quakers with a background in environmental and peace activism have been appointed as the new senior staff at the Quaker Council for European Affairs.
Quakers in Britain have responded to the government consultation on equal marriage and called for the proposals to allow same-sex couples to marry in religious premises.
“The finances are in a mess, the Meeting House is a mess, it's ridiculous. You sitting here on your own. God knows who wandering in and out. It's not safe.” Thus spoke a reasonable man to an obstinate and visionary woman.
Earth and economics were two critical issues Quakers brought to their Yearly Meeting in London this week where around 1000 people gathered.
Quakers in Britain, Unitarians and Liberal Jews have urged the Prime Minister to stand firm on his commitment to change marriage laws to enable same-sex couples to marry.
Around a thousand Quakers will be London 25-28 May for their Yearly Meeting to discern the way forward for Quakers in Britain.