The Christian Institute - Northern Ireland News http://www.christian.org.uk/news/northern-ireland The latest northern ireland news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:40:21 +0000 Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:40:21 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Councillors defer Sunday trading decision, amid protests http://www.christian.org.uk/news/councillors-defer-sunday-trading-decision-amid-protests/ Politicians in Belfast have delayed a decision on extending Sunday trading, as campaigners issued a warning over the effect on families.

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:19:29 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/councillors-defer-sunday-trading-decision-amid-protests/
Girl Guide leaders rail against trans policy http://www.christian.org.uk/news/girl-guide-leaders-rail-trans-policy/ Girl Guide leaders are protesting against new rules allowing boys who claim to be girls to share changing rooms, tents and shower facilities with girls.

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Tue, 27 Mar 2018 14:39:17 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/girl-guide-leaders-rail-trans-policy/
Gambling Commission 'bottles' FOBT stake cut http://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-commission-bottles-fobt-stake-cut/ High-stakes betting machines known as Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) should have the maximum bet set “at or below £30”, the Gambling Commission has recommended.

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Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:11:14 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-commission-bottles-fobt-stake-cut/
Columnists criticise Amnesty's 'dangerous' push for prostitution http://www.christian.org.uk/news/columnists-criticise-amnestys-dangerous-push-prostitution/ Columnists for The Guardian and The Times have accused Amnesty International of hypocrisy and feeding a system of sexual abuse by campaigning to decriminalise prostitution.

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Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:42:11 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/columnists-criticise-amnestys-dangerous-push-prostitution/
Sunday trading debate re-opened in Belfast http://www.christian.org.uk/news/sunday-trading-debate-re-opened-belfast/ A public consultation has been launched on extending Sunday trading hours in Belfast – less than a year after the last proposal was overwhelmingly rejected.

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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:43:21 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/sunday-trading-debate-re-opened-belfast/
'Same-sex marriage is up to Northern Ireland', Secretary of State says http://www.christian.org.uk/news/sex-marriage-northern-ireland-secretary-state-says/ The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has rejected calls for Westminster to impose same-sex marriage.

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Fri, 09 Feb 2018 08:20:19 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/sex-marriage-northern-ireland-secretary-state-says/
University trans censorship revealed in new study http://www.christian.org.uk/news/university-trans-censorship-revealed-new-study/ Free speech and debate are being shut down as universities censor courses, lecturers and speakers, while students censor each other, new research has shown.

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Thu, 08 Feb 2018 11:19:44 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/university-trans-censorship-revealed-new-study/
Welsh Govt ‘undermining NI democracy on abortion’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/welsh-govt-undermining-ni-democracy-abortion/ The Welsh Government is asking whether it should fund abortions for women from Northern Ireland, following the policy set by the Governments in London and Edinburgh.

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Tue, 30 Jan 2018 11:33:23 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/welsh-govt-undermining-ni-democracy-abortion/
Labour suspends ‘transphobic’ members http://www.christian.org.uk/news/labour-suspends-transphobic-members/ The Labour Party has suspended two members for saying that transsexuals who were born male are not women.

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Tue, 30 Jan 2018 11:00:14 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/labour-suspends-transphobic-members/
Govt seeking same-sex marriage bureaucrat for NI http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-seeking-sex-marriage-bureaucrat-ni/ A senior adviser on same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland is being sought by the UK Government – despite Westminster insisting the issue is a devolved matter.

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Wed, 24 Jan 2018 17:11:28 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-seeking-sex-marriage-bureaucrat-ni/
Co-op offers ‘quickie divorces’ online http://www.christian.org.uk/news/co-op-offers-quickie-divorces-online/ Obtaining divorces will be made even easier following the launch of the Co-op’s online divorce service, in a move criticised as weakening the institution of marriage.

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Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:02:10 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/co-op-offers-quickie-divorces-online/
Labour opens up female-only positions to trans men http://www.christian.org.uk/news/labour-opens-female-positions-trans-men/ The Labour Party will now allow men who say they are women to apply for female-only posts within its youth wing.

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Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:00:27 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/labour-opens-female-positions-trans-men/
Men offered smear tests if they say they are women http://www.christian.org.uk/news/men-offered-smear-tests-say-women/ Men who register with their GP as women are being routinely invited to breast cancer screenings and smear tests by the NHS.

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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:59:45 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/men-offered-smear-tests-say-women/
Casino-style games on Facebook lure kids into gambling http://www.christian.org.uk/news/casino-style-games-facebook-lure-kids-gambling/ Children are being lured into gambling by slot-machine styled games and apps through Facebook.

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Fri, 05 Jan 2018 15:35:09 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/casino-style-games-facebook-lure-kids-gambling/
'Trans obsession took over in 2017' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/trans-obsession-took-2017/ A columnist has hit out at the “institutionalised obsession” with transgenderism throughout 2017.

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Tue, 02 Jan 2018 09:44:18 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/trans-obsession-took-2017/
Parents object to Down’s abortions on Jeremy Vine show http://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-object-downs-abortions-jeremy-vine-show/ BBC Radio 2 listeners have strongly objected to abortion for Down’s syndrome.

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Tue, 02 Jan 2018 09:42:49 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-object-downs-abortions-jeremy-vine-show/
‘Decriminalising prostitution harms women’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/decriminalising-prostitution-harms-women/ A feminist author has fiercely contested claims that decriminalising prostitution reduces harms against women.

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Fri, 22 Dec 2017 14:21:06 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/decriminalising-prostitution-harms-women/
BBC to ramp up output on multi-faith content http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-ramp-output-multi-faith-content/ A new drive by the BBC to make religious programming more inclusive will water down Britain’s Christian heritage, The Christian Institute has said.

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Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:26:51 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-ramp-output-multi-faith-content/
‘Keep Christ in Christmas’, MPs say http://www.christian.org.uk/news/keep-christ-christmas-mps-say/ MPs across Westminster’s major political parties have urged people to “remember to keep Christ in their Christmas”.

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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 16:44:16 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/keep-christ-christmas-mps-say/
NI pro-life group ‘delighted’ to win campaign award http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-pro-life-group-delighted-win-campaign-award/ A pro-life group that seeks to create “a culture which values every woman and unborn child” has been rewarded for its work.

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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:38:04 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-pro-life-group-delighted-win-campaign-award/