The Christian Institute - News http://www.christian.org.uk/news The latest news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:27:43 +0000 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:27:43 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) ‘Use cannabis at Parliament to challenge the Government’, urges MP http://www.christian.org.uk/news/use-cannabis-parliament-challenge-government-urges-mp/ People should break the law by using cannabis at the Houses of Parliament, an MP has claimed.

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:24:39 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/use-cannabis-parliament-challenge-government-urges-mp/
Appeal courts uphold religious freedom in US states http://www.christian.org.uk/news/appeal-courts-uphold-religious-freedom-us-states/ Christians who support traditional marriage in US states have been protected by two appeal court rulings.

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:09:03 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/appeal-courts-uphold-religious-freedom-us-states/
‘Legalising assisted suicide says I'd be better off dead’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/legalising-assisted-suicide-says-id-better-off-dead/ A disabled activist has spoken out against any future legalisation of assisted suicide – saying it would send a message that disabled people are a “burden”.

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:10:54 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/legalising-assisted-suicide-says-id-better-off-dead/
Men should be able to ‘self-identify’ as women, says Corbyn http://www.christian.org.uk/news/men-able-self-identify-women-says-corbyn/ Transsexuals should be able to simply “self-identify their gender” rather than discussing their condition with a doctor, Jeremy Corbyn has said.

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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:43:30 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/men-able-self-identify-women-says-corbyn/
Pro-life club banned by US high school http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-life-club-banned-us-high-school/ Pro-life students in the US are being treated like “second-class citizens” at their high school because of their desire to protect unborn children from being aborted.

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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:25:33 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-life-club-banned-us-high-school/
Govt moves closer to enforcing pornography age checks http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-moves-closer-enforcing-pornography-age-checks/ The Government is a step closer to forcing pornography websites to verify the age of users.

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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:12:06 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-moves-closer-enforcing-pornography-age-checks/
Street preacher cleared in ‘encouraging result’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/street-preacher-cleared-encouraging-result/ A Christian street preacher has been cleared of all charges after being falsely accused of making abusive comments towards a homosexual couple.

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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:18:02 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/street-preacher-cleared-encouraging-result/
Mum’s joy as child she refused to abort while cancer-stricken turns 5 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/mums-joy-child-refused-abort-cancer-stricken-turns-5/ A mother has shared how she refused to have an abortion while battling cervical cancer, choosing instead to carry her baby girl to term.

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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:33:45 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/mums-joy-child-refused-abort-cancer-stricken-turns-5/
‘Parents would be criminalised by Welsh Govt smacking ban’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-criminalised-welsh-govt-smacking-ban/ Plans to outlaw smacking in Wales would criminalise thousands of ordinary parents, a new campaign group has warned.

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Mon, 17 Jul 2017 10:30:02 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-criminalised-welsh-govt-smacking-ban/
Medical cannabis Bill scrapped in Ireland http://www.christian.org.uk/news/medical-cannabis-bill-scrapped-ireland/ A Bill which would have legalised cannabis for medical use has been dropped in the Republic of Ireland.

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Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:01:33 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/medical-cannabis-bill-scrapped-ireland/
'Sex-change' procedures cost Scots NHS millions http://www.christian.org.uk/news/sex-change-procedures-cost-scots-nhs-millions/ New figures show that NHS Scotland has spent at least £2 million on so-called sex-change procedures over the last four years.

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Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:00:12 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/sex-change-procedures-cost-scots-nhs-millions/
Premier Radio: Nine out of ten Christians feel marginalised http://www.christian.org.uk/news/premier-radio-nine-ten-christians-feel-marginalised/ More than nine in ten Christians (93 per cent) responding to a Premier Christian Radio survey say they feel their faith is being marginalised by society.

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Mon, 17 Jul 2017 07:43:42 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/premier-radio-nine-ten-christians-feel-marginalised/
Tube drops 'divisive' ladies and gentlemen announcements http://www.christian.org.uk/news/tube-drops-divisive-ladies-gentlemen-announcements/ London Underground announcements will now be in ‘gender-neutral’ language, after a change in policy.

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Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:28:54 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/tube-drops-divisive-ladies-gentlemen-announcements/
Govt to spend £1 billion on family planning & abortion overseas http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-spend-1-billion-family-planning-abortion-overseas/ The Government has announced that it will spend over £1 billion of foreign aid money on “family planning” and abortion overseas in the next five years.

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Fri, 14 Jul 2017 14:22:14 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-spend-1-billion-family-planning-abortion-overseas/
UK embassies bypass local law to host same-sex weddings http://www.christian.org.uk/news/uk-embassies-bypass-local-law-host-sex-weddings/ Over two hundred same-sex weddings took place in British embassies and consulates in countries where it is illegal over the last year, it has emerged.

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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:48:45 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/uk-embassies-bypass-local-law-host-sex-weddings/
5-year-old investigated by police for sexting http://www.christian.org.uk/news/5-year-old-investigated-police-sexting/ BBC Newcastle discovered that the child, aged just five, has become the youngest child in Britain to be investigated by the police for sexting.

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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:14:38 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/5-year-old-investigated-police-sexting/
Video game company makes porn available to kids http://www.christian.org.uk/news/video-game-company-makes-porn-available-kids/ An American video game company has been slammed for exposing millions of young people to pornographic content.

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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:01:16 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/video-game-company-makes-porn-available-kids/
Call for assisted suicide in UK criticised by pro-life group http://www.christian.org.uk/news/call-assisted-suicide-uk-criticised-pro-life-group/ A pro-life campaigner has hit out at new calls for assisted suicide to become legal in the UK.

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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 07:22:29 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/call-assisted-suicide-uk-criticised-pro-life-group/
Clamour for pro-LGBT sex ed in all schools http://www.christian.org.uk/news/clamour-pro-lgbt-sex-ed-schools/ Campaigners are pushing for secondary schools across England to affirm LGBT lifestyles and teach kids about homosexual practice, under new Relationships and Sex Education (RSE).

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Wed, 12 Jul 2017 16:32:51 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/clamour-pro-lgbt-sex-ed-schools/
‘Trans agenda harming children’, says paediatrics leader http://www.christian.org.uk/news/trans-agenda-harming-children-says-paediatrics-leader/ The harms being caused by transsexual medical ‘treatments’ are “nothing less than institutionalized child abuse”, according to a top paediatrician.

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Wed, 12 Jul 2017 13:03:30 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/trans-agenda-harming-children-says-paediatrics-leader/