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A new abolition movement

Fri, 2017-10-27 13:32
Regan King, Campaigns Officer, looks at the parallels between the movement to abolish slavery and the modern-day movement to abolish abortion.

Regan King, Campaigns Officer, looks at the parallels between the movement to abolish slavery and the modern-day movement to abolish abortion.

 

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Court rules student can be expelled for quoting Bible on Facebook

Fri, 2017-10-27 12:42
A Christian student who was expelled from university after posting on Facebook in support of Biblical teaching on marriage and sexual ethics has today lost his case in a judicial review of the university’s decision.

A Christian student who was expelled from university after posting on Facebook in support of Biblical teaching on marriage and sexual ethics has today lost his case in a judicial review of the university’s decision.

 

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50 Years of Abortion - marking the anniversary

Thu, 2017-10-26 13:45
Live updates as Christian Concern and other pro-life groups mark the 50th anniversary of the Abortion Act.

Live updates through the day

50 years ago, on 27th October 1967, the Abortion Act was passed. Since then, more than 8 million pre-born children have been killed in Britain. Read on for updates as pro-life groups including Christian Concern mark the anniversary.




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Ex-transgender testimonies

Thu, 2017-10-26 10:09
Christian Concern’s Head of Public Policy, Tim Dieppe, reviews ‘Tranzformed’, a documentary that covers transgender issues from a Christian perspective.

Christian Concern’s Head of Public Policy, Tim Dieppe, reviews ‘Tranzformed’, a documentary that covers transgender issues from a Christian perspective.

Transgenderism is gaining prominence in our society with more schools allowing cross-dressing or having gender-neutral bathrooms. The government has proposed relaxing the conditions for people to change gender and it is clear that there is a lot of confusion about this issue both within and outside the church.

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Abort67 unveils new tactic to fast-track change in UK abortion landscape

Wed, 2017-10-25 12:59
With increased attention on abortion this month, and with the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Abortion Act on Friday (27 OCT), abortion advocates are keen to present their view of abortion as the status quo.

With increased attention on abortion this month, and with the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Abortion Act on Friday (27 OCT), abortion advocates are keen to present their view of abortion as the status quo.

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Employment tribunal allows censorship of Christian beliefs

Tue, 2017-10-24 16:14
A Christian who expressed his view that it was in a child's best interests to be raised by a mother and a father, has lost his case in an Employment Tribunal after being blocked from returning to his role as a non-executive director of an NHS trust.

A Christian who was dismissed as a Magistrate by the Lord Chancellor and Lord Chief Justice, after expressing his view that it was in a child's best interests to be raised by a mother and a father, has lost his case in the Employment Tribunal claiming discrimination, harassment and victimisation against an NHS Trust after being blocked from returning to his role as a non-executive director.

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Would the teachings of Islam really prevent sexual abuse scandals?

Fri, 2017-10-20 17:19
The Independent published an astonishing article this week, entitled: “How the teachings of Islam could help us prevent more sexual abuse scandals”. It is written by Qasim Rashid, an Ahmadiyya Muslim writer and commentator.

The Independent published an astonishing article this week, entitled: “How the teachings of Islam could help us prevent more sexual abuse scandals”. It is written by Qasim Rashid, an Ahmadiyya Muslim writer and commentator.

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Asking the Tough Questions: Is Cultural Intolerance of Christianity Hurting Persecuted Christians Abroad?

Fri, 2017-10-20 14:59
Christian Legal Centre’s Roger Kiska, at the invitation of the Hungarian government, has taken part in a gathering of the leading international voices combating Christian persecution and providing Christian aid to areas affected by Islamic extremism.

Christian Legal Centre’s Roger Kiska, at the invitation of the Hungarian government, has taken part in a gathering of the leading international voices combating Christian persecution and providing Christian aid to areas affected by Islamic extremism. In this report, he explains how western governments are failing persecuted Christians worldwide.

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Christian Concern intervenes to protect Europe from sharia law

Fri, 2017-10-13 18:36
The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights is set to rule on a case concerning the application of sharia law to a dispute between Greek citizens who are Muslims.

The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights is set to rule on a case concerning the application of sharia law to a dispute between Greek citizens who are Muslims.

The case is Molla Sali v. Greece (application no. 2042/14).

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The Case of the Politically Incorrect Student

Fri, 2017-10-06 08:58
Tim Dieppe comments on the case of the politically incorrect student, after attending the hearing of Felix Ngole’s case in the High Court this week.

Tim Dieppe comments on the case of the politically incorrect student, after attending the hearing of Felix Ngole’s case in the High Court this week. Felix was expelled from his course at Sheffield University in 2016 after posting comments that in essence were found to be politically incorrect. Tim discusses the implications for restricting expressing Biblical views on sexual ethics that this case entails.

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