If we really want to escape the grip of human rights law we quit the EU

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Author(s) Melanie Phillips
Source Daily Mail
Date May 15, 2006
URL http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/columnists/columnists.html?in_article_id=386283
Quotes-start.png "It is no use saying that such judgments misread human rights law since, because such law consists of a balancing act between competing "rights" requiring the courts to arbitrate between them, no one can be sure how any such disruptive cases will end up. The fact is that ruling after human rights ruling has turned right and wrong on their heads and radically undermined the covenant of responsibility between the individual and the state." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Act should be repealed on the topic Human Rights Act 1998.