Law and religion round-up – 11th July

“Step 4” and the road to de-mask us

The relaxation of many of the coronavirus restrictions in England announced on 5 July was greeted with a mixture of responses, for whilst there was general relief that a number of activities could recommence, there was also anxiety and suspicion at the lack of scientific backing for the move. The latter was fuelled by a letter in The Lancet by 122 scientists who warned that any strategy which tolerates high levels of infection is both “unethical and illogical” and called on the Government to pause plans to abandon mitigations on 19 July. Continue reading