This was about raw power. If Alfie had escaped the diktat, there would soon be others demanding their freedom too.
I know Judge Bea, who wrote this decision — and he’s no left-wing radical. So, I think the court is sending a warning.
If the current trend continues, “river rights” will exert a tremendously destructive force.
Novelist Barbara Kingsolver seriously asserts, in her review of a novel in which trees are characters, that they are people too.
The Alfie Evans saga continues to roil the U.K., and it is increasingly looking like the Terri Schiavo case.