The Government revealed its intentions for the new Parliamentary term in the Queen’s Speech this week, delivered in her absence by Prince Charles. While these cover a wide range of issues, here are five Bills which will be of particular interest to Christians.
In 2015, in the name of counter-extremism, the Government consulted on an extraordinarily vague and dangerous plan for Ofsted to inspect church youth work.
We’ve been keeping you informed about proposals to ban ‘conversion therapy’ since 2020. The issue exploded into the headlines recently when it emerged Boris Johnson was preparing to drop the plans.
Picture a mother. She’s just taken her three kids with her to the supermarket to get the weekly shop. She’s now faced with a screaming toddler who refuses to get back into his car seat. No amount of chiding or cajoling makes any difference. Eventually she resorts to picking him up, wrestling him in and fastening the seatbelt.
On 18 April 1521, Martin Luther made his stand for the supremacy of Scripture at the imperial assembly known as the Diet of Worms.
A couple of weeks ago the BBC released a podcast re-evaluating the life of Mary Whitehouse. For those too young to remember, Mary Whitehouse was a British Christian moral campaigner who came to prominence in the 70s and 80s. She sought to protect the public from obscene – particularly pornographic – content in an increasingly permissive age.