Jim Goodrick (4 July 2011)
"Religious people leave UK due to persecution"

Religious people leaving UK due to religious persecution ; a "Mayflower 2"

"Speaking to the House of Commons public administration select committee, Lord ( Chief Rabbi ) Sacks said there was "no doubt'' numbers of religious believers in Britain were "extraordinarily'' low. He continued: “I share a real concern that the attempt to impose the current prevailing template of equality and discrimination on religious organisations is an erosion of religious liberty.

“We are beginning to move back to where we came in in the 17th century - a whole lot of people on the Mayflower leaving to find religious freedom elsewhere.” Speaking to the House of Commons public administration select committee, Lord Sacks said there was "no doubt'' numbers of religious believers in Britain were "extraordinarily'' low.

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey, has called on the Prime Minister to review equality legislation amid concerns that religious freedoms and Britain’s Christian heritage are under threat

"Roman Catholic adoption agencies have closed because they cannot reconcile the requirements under the new laws with their belief that children should not be placed with gay couples."

"These days, you can lose your job if you have 'incorrect' views."
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/8609531/Chief-Rabbi-Equality-laws-leading-to-new-Mayflower-exodus.html