The Christian Institute - England & Wales News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/england-wales The latest england & wales news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Wed, 16 Oct 2019 17:13:30 +0000 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 17:13:30 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Mother takes gender clinic to court over ‘experimental’ hormone treatments https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mother-takes-gender-clinic-to-court-over-experimental-hormone-treatments/ The mother of a gender-confused girl is suing the NHS’s gender identity clinic for children over its use of puberty-blocking drugs.

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Wed, 16 Oct 2019 08:41:48 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mother-takes-gender-clinic-to-court-over-experimental-hormone-treatments/
‘Appalling’ sex ed website pulled down following complaints https://www.christian.org.uk/news/appalling-sex-ed-website-pulled-down-following-complaints/ A council-run sex education website aimed at teenagers has been taken offline following complaints the content was “dangerous and degrading”.

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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:49:30 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/appalling-sex-ed-website-pulled-down-following-complaints/
Nearly half of Welsh children have gambled in the past year https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nearly-half-of-welsh-children-have-gambled-in-the-past-year/ Gambling among children in Wales is rife, researchers say, as they reveal almost half gambled in the past year.

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Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:26:15 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nearly-half-of-welsh-children-have-gambled-in-the-past-year/
Counter-extremism tsar says Govt’s definition restricts free speech https://www.christian.org.uk/news/counter-extremism-tsar-says-govts-definition-restricts-free-speech/ The Government’s definition of extremism is too broad and restricts legitimate free speech, the head of the Commission for Countering Extremism has said.

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019 12:00:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/counter-extremism-tsar-says-govts-definition-restricts-free-speech/
Rugby refs quit game over trans players https://www.christian.org.uk/news/rugby-refs-quit-game-over-trans-players/ Rugby referees are quitting the sport over fears that allowing trans men to play in women’s teams will lead to serious injuries, it is reported.

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019 07:49:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/rugby-refs-quit-game-over-trans-players/
National census to include question about gender identity https://www.christian.org.uk/news/national-census-to-include-question-about-gender-identity/ The next national census is to include a controversial question about gender identity for the first time.

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Wed, 09 Oct 2019 15:51:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/national-census-to-include-question-about-gender-identity/
NHS ‘wrongful birth’ payout over child born with Down’s syndrome https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nhs-wrongful-birth-payout-over-child-born-with-downs-syndrome/ The NHS has awarded compensation to a mother because her son was born with Down’s syndrome.

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Wed, 09 Oct 2019 15:09:50 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nhs-wrongful-birth-payout-over-child-born-with-downs-syndrome/
Girls skip school rather than use gender-neutral toilets https://www.christian.org.uk/news/girls-skip-school-rather-than-use-gender-neutral-toilets/ Girls across the country are increasingly skipping school as a way to avoid having to use gender-neutral toilets.

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Wed, 09 Oct 2019 12:06:39 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/girls-skip-school-rather-than-use-gender-neutral-toilets/
Manchester City Council proposes abortion ‘buffer zone’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/manchester-city-council-proposes-abortion-buffer-zone/ Manchester City Council has a launched a consultation on whether to introduce an abortion ‘buffer zone’ around a Marie Stopes clinic in Fallowfield.

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Wed, 09 Oct 2019 10:15:45 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/manchester-city-council-proposes-abortion-buffer-zone/
Humphrys critical of BBC’s unquestioning acceptance of transgender ideology https://www.christian.org.uk/news/humphrys-critical-of-bbcs-unquestioning-acceptance-of-transgender-ideology/ Veteran broadcaster John Humphrys has hit out at the BBC for adopting a sympathetic approach to transgender issues, rather than being “entirely detached” and neutral.

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Tue, 08 Oct 2019 12:50:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/humphrys-critical-of-bbcs-unquestioning-acceptance-of-transgender-ideology/
City mayor slams police chief’s plan to give free heroin to criminals https://www.christian.org.uk/news/city-mayor-slams-police-chiefs-plan-to-give-free-heroin-to-criminals/ Convicted criminals in Middlesbrough will soon be provided with free heroin on the NHS after a scheme was launched by the region’s police.

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Tue, 08 Oct 2019 10:21:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/city-mayor-slams-police-chiefs-plan-to-give-free-heroin-to-criminals/
Hundreds of young trans people now regretting 'gender switch' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/hundreds-of-young-trans-people-now-regretting-gender-switch/ Hundreds of young people who have ‘transitioned’ from one sex to the other say they are regretting their choice, and now want to change back.

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Mon, 07 Oct 2019 15:28:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/hundreds-of-young-trans-people-now-regretting-gender-switch/
Ofsted admits it was wrong to use Equality Act to accuse Jewish school of discrimination https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ofsted-admits-it-was-wrong-to-use-equality-act-to-accuse-jewish-school-of-discrimination/ The education watchdog Ofsted has admitted it was wrong to downgrade an Outstanding school to Inadequate over its single-sex education policy.

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Mon, 07 Oct 2019 15:20:07 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ofsted-admits-it-was-wrong-to-use-equality-act-to-accuse-jewish-school-of-discrimination/
Public institutions must reject ‘fashionable’ gender ideology https://www.christian.org.uk/news/public-institutions-must-reject-fashionable-gender-ideology/ Public institutions should show commitment to the scientific facts of sex and gender and reject gender ideology, rather than kowtow to the activists peddling it, a columnist has said.

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Fri, 04 Oct 2019 14:48:26 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/public-institutions-must-reject-fashionable-gender-ideology/
I rejected advice to abort, now my girl is thriving https://www.christian.org.uk/news/i-rejected-advice-to-abort-now-my-girl-is-thriving/ A mother who rejected advice to abort her daughter at twelve weeks old now says she is a “sassy, feisty and strong little girl”.

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Fri, 04 Oct 2019 14:04:19 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/i-rejected-advice-to-abort-now-my-girl-is-thriving/
Sadiq Khan under fire for tube gambling adverts increase https://www.christian.org.uk/news/sadiq-khan-under-fire-for-tube-gambling-adverts-increase/ Sadiq Khan has been accused of double standards for banning fast food adverts on the tube, but doubling the number of gambling adverts.

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Fri, 04 Oct 2019 07:00:04 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/sadiq-khan-under-fire-for-tube-gambling-adverts-increase/
Academics hounded for speaking out on gender ideology https://www.christian.org.uk/news/academics-hounded-for-speaking-out-on-gender-ideology/ Academics are being silenced for questioning whether people should be allowed to legally change sex simply by declaring it, a university professor has said.

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Thu, 03 Oct 2019 16:09:46 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/academics-hounded-for-speaking-out-on-gender-ideology/
'Sex addiction no excuse for immoral behaviour' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/sex-addiction-no-excuse-for-immoral-behaviour/ People should not be excused from morally bankrupt behaviour just because they claim to be ‘sex addicts’, an NHS psychiatrist has said.

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Thu, 03 Oct 2019 14:26:40 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/sex-addiction-no-excuse-for-immoral-behaviour/
Employment Tribunal rules against Christian doctor https://www.christian.org.uk/news/employment-tribunal-rules-against-christian-doctor/ A Christian doctor who challenged transgender ideology at work says he will appeal after losing an Employment Tribunal.

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Wed, 02 Oct 2019 15:52:54 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/employment-tribunal-rules-against-christian-doctor/
Abortion giant attacks bid to save lives of unborn https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-giant-attacks-bid-to-save-lives-of-unborn/ A move that could save the lives of unborn children is being opposed by British abortion giant BPAS.

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Wed, 02 Oct 2019 09:04:46 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-giant-attacks-bid-to-save-lives-of-unborn/