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EU wrong to ignore pro-life initiative, ECJ will hear

Tue, 2017-05-16 07:30
The European Court of Justice will today hear that the European Commission was wrong to refuse to introduce the One of Us initiative for debate at the European Parliament.

The European Court of Justice will today (16 May) hear that the European Commission was wrong to refuse to introduce the One of Us initiative for debate at the European Parliament.

One of Us, a European Citizens' Initiative (ECI), called on the commission to block EU funding for activity involving the destruction of human life, including human embryo research and the promotion of abortion outside Europe.

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Will the Next Government Help Persecuted Christians? | Tim Dieppe

Fri, 2017-05-12 18:00
Tim Dieppe comments The Barnabas Fund Manifesto for Persecuted Christians which proposes clear practical policy recommendations for the next government.

As Christians in the Middle East face extreme persecution and even genocide, our government has so far turned a blind eye and taken no significant steps to combat this.

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Why the Election Matters: Parliamentarian as Law-Maker | Andrea Williams

Fri, 2017-05-12 16:00
On 8 June the nation will vote for a new government. Now is the time to get praying and get involved, to make sure that your candidates know what matters most. Our elected politicians are our law makers. Andrea Williams writes.

On 8 June the nation will vote for a new government. Now is the time to get praying and get involved, to make sure that your candidates know what matters most. Our elected politicians are our law makers. Andrea Williams writes.
 

Our Facebook feeds, twitter accounts, televisions and news outlets will soon be filled with endless stories about campaign promises and the significance of the upcoming elections.

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What's it like spending two days with a pro-life campaigning group? - Day 1 of 2 | Camilla Olim

Fri, 2017-05-12 15:00
Christian Concern's Camilla Olim describes her experience visiting two different displays for campaign group Abort67 in London.

Christian Concern works closely alongside pro-life activist group Abort67, and many volunteers are Wilberforce Academy graduates. But what it is like being at their displays? 

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Stonewall's election manifesto is an attack on humanity

Fri, 2017-05-12 15:00
We take a look at Stonewall's General Election Manifesto and the consequences that the policies might have if made into law.

LGBT pressure group Stonewall released its General Election Manifesto last week.

Stonewall is not providing candidates for office but is calling on candidates and parties to "publicly support [its] priorities for LGBT equality."

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'De-queering' BBC 3's Queer Britain, Episode 1 | Mike Davidson

Thu, 2017-05-11 17:00
Dr Mike Davidson exposes some of the assumptions and biases in the first episode of BBC 3's documentary 'Queer Britain'. Mike Davidson speaks to BBC Three's 'Queer Britain' about unwanted same-sex attraction

Dr Mike Davidson exposes some of the assumptions and biases in the first episode of BBC 3's documentary 'Queer Britain'. Mike leads Core Issues Trust, a UK charity offering support for those with unwanted sexual feelings and behaviours, including homosexuality.
 

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Normalisation of underage sex putting young people at risk

Thu, 2017-05-11 15:30
The normalisation of underage sex is putting young people at risk of sexual exploitation, a national charity has said.

The normalisation of underage sex is putting young people at risk of sexual exploitation, a national charity has said.

A new report released by The Family Education Trust highlights findings of serious case reviews of sexual exploitation, concluding that a culture which normalises underage sex is to blame.

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'Iran was my Egypt': Christian convert from Islam finds asylum in the UK

Fri, 2017-05-05 17:00
Christian Concern's Camilla Olim interviews Christian Legal Centre client Noushin, a Muslim convert to Christianity who was granted asylum in the UK in February 2017.

Christian Concern's Camilla Olim interviews Christian Legal Centre client Noushin, a Muslim convert to Christianity who was granted asylum in the UK in February 2017.

Iran is a nation of rich culture and history. It is modern, developed, and renowned among its visitors for its hospitality.

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Introducing 'DIY abortions' | Regan King

Fri, 2017-05-05 16:30
Regan King comments on news that a new website launched in the USA has published a guide to 'DIY abortions'.

Regan King comments on news that a new website launched in the USA has published a guide to 'DIY abortions'.
 

A new website launched in the USA has published a guide to DIY abortions.

Women Help Women (WHW) is an international group of feminist activists which has launched the site including a page entitled: "Using Abortion Pills for Safe Abortion in the USA. Self-Managed Abortion; Safe and Supported (SASS)."

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Theresa May dodges question on hostility towards Christians | Tim Dieppe

Fri, 2017-05-05 15:00
Tim Dieppe comments on Theresa May's evasion of a question about the marginalisation of Christians. Theresa May: Homosexual sex is not a sin

Tim Dieppe comments on Theresa May's evasion of a question about the marginalisation of Christians.
 

One wouldn't expect a largely secular culture to be very concerned about what is or isn't a sin. Our sex-obsessed culture, however, delights in bullying anyone who dares to object to certain sexual practices. Well, perhaps not anyone, but those claiming to be Christians in particular.
 

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