penal laws


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penal laws

Anti-Catholic legislation in England, Ireland and Scotland denying land inheritance and voting rights, and restricting access to legal, military, political, and scholastic professions. Pressure for their repeal lasted from the 1700s to 1920s.
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Specially in case of laws penal, they ought to have care, that that which was meant for terror, be not turned into rigor; and that they bring not upon the people, that shower whereof the Scripture speaketh, Pluet super eos laqueos; for penal laws pressed, are a shower of snares upon the people.
Let the advocates of a falsely called Philanthropy plead as they may for the abrogation of the Irregular Penal Laws, I for my part have never known an Irregular who was not also what Nature evidently intended him to be -- a hypocrite, a misanthropist, and, up to the limits of his power, a perpetrator of all manner of mischief.
When you warmed,' said the secretary, looking sharply at the other's downcast eyes, which brightened slowly as he spoke; 'when you warmed into that noble outbreak; when you told them that you were never of the lukewarm or the timid tribe, and bade them take heed that they were prepared to follow one who would lead them on, though to the very death; when you spoke of a hundred and twenty thousand men across the Scottish border who would take their own redress at any time, if it were not conceded; when you cried "Perish the Pope and all his base adherents; the penal laws against them shall never be repealed while Englishmen have hearts and hands"--and waved your own and touched your sword; and when they cried "No Popery
Defence counsels Dayan Krishnan and Mohit Mathur told the court that Karti Chidambaram's father has dealt with various stringent penal laws such as TADA, MCOCA, Unlawful (Activities) Prevention Act and NDPS Act.
Dahil wala na pong usaping kapayapaan dahil sila rin naman ang may kasalanan diyan -- habang nakikipag-usap ng kapayapaan ay patay sila nang patay ng kasundaluhan -- they are not exempt from full compliance with our penal laws [Because there are no more peace talks since they are the ones at fault there -- they were killing our troops while talking peace -- they are not exempt from full compliance with our penal laws]," he said.
Under our Constitution, domestic penal laws, and our International Law Obligations, ex post facto laws are not to be enacted.
Dalradian has now reinstated the Penal Laws in denying Catholics the right to practise their faith at a site sacred to our religion.
He misrepresented that our penal laws follow a purely retributive philosophy, and made grossly ignorant and reprehensible attacks on the humanity of people who find themselves in conflict of the law and under the jurisdiction of our correctional system.
Unless legislators introduce new amendments to the Penal Laws .
Underlining that the recent arrest warrant violates penal laws in Turkey, Albayrak went on to say: "So far, GE-len has not been called to testify related to any charge.
He also describes the Cromwellian Campaign in Ireland, the Penal Laws, houses and huts where Mass was observed, the Hedge Schools, the role of priest hunters, prisons where priests were kept, crosses, and other aspects of the period.
Al Hitmi explained that all penal laws in Arab countries criminalise defamation of religions but there are no specific sanctions when an abuser is outside the country adding that the law does not interfere with the freedom of opinion and expression.