The Christian Institute - Northern Ireland News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/northern-ireland The latest northern ireland news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Wed, 16 Oct 2019 17:09:55 +0000 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 17:09:55 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Majority in NI oppose imposition of new abortion laws https://www.christian.org.uk/news/majority-in-ni-oppose-imposition-of-new-abortion-laws/ Most people in Northern Ireland oppose Westminster weakening protections for the unborn in the Province.

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019 13:28:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/majority-in-ni-oppose-imposition-of-new-abortion-laws/
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/
Govt will allow disabled unborn children to be aborted in NI https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-will-allow-disabled-unborn-children-to-be-aborted-in-ni/ The Government says when the laws protecting the unborn are removed in Northern Ireland, children with disabilities can be aborted.

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Tue, 08 Oct 2019 15:29:06 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-will-allow-disabled-unborn-children-to-be-aborted-in-ni/
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/
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/
NI church leaders oppose radical abortion reforms https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-church-leaders-oppose-radical-abortion-reforms/ Church leaders from across Northern Ireland have come together to oppose radical abortion laws being imposed on the Province.

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Tue, 01 Oct 2019 13:01:25 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-church-leaders-oppose-radical-abortion-reforms/
Gambling firm ordered to stop targeting children with adverts https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-firm-ordered-to-stop-targeting-children-with-adverts/ A gambling company has been ordered to remove online adverts which deliberately target children.

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Tue, 01 Oct 2019 10:09:16 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-firm-ordered-to-stop-targeting-children-with-adverts/
NI medics plead for conscience protections on abortion https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-medics-plead-for-conscience-protections-on-abortion/ Hundreds of doctors, nurses and midwives have written to the Northern Ireland Secretary to express their opposition to removing protections for unborn life in the Province.

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Fri, 27 Sep 2019 14:00:02 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-medics-plead-for-conscience-protections-on-abortion/
BBC accused of advocating goldfish rights but not the unborn https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-accused-of-advocating-goldfish-rights-but-not-the-unborn/ A member of the House of Lords has accused the BBC of having “a convoluted sense of priorities” after it was prepared to advocate the rights of goldfish but not those of unborn children.

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Fri, 27 Sep 2019 11:33:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-accused-of-advocating-goldfish-rights-but-not-the-unborn/
John Humphrys hits out at BBC for ‘institutional liberal bias’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/john-humphrys-hits-out-at-bbc-for-institutional-liberal-bias/ The former longstanding BBC journalist John Humphrys has hit out at the corporation’s bias and “Thought Police” in his new memoir, ‘A Day Like Today’.

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Thu, 26 Sep 2019 15:48:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/john-humphrys-hits-out-at-bbc-for-institutional-liberal-bias/
Stonewall under fire from its founder for promoting ‘gender-identity fiction’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/stonewall-under-fire-from-its-founder-for-promoting-gender-identity-fiction/ Stonewall supporters – including its founder – have attacked the LGBT lobby group over its stance on transgender issues.

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019 15:43:08 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/stonewall-under-fire-from-its-founder-for-promoting-gender-identity-fiction/
Abortion free-for-all has ‘terrible implications for NI’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-free-for-all-has-terrible-implications-for-ni/ Decriminalising abortion in Northern Ireland will lead to chaos, a former senior midwife has warned.

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Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:07:51 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-free-for-all-has-terrible-implications-for-ni/
Thousands call on Govt to maintain NI protections for unborn https://www.christian.org.uk/news/thousands-call-on-govt-to-maintain-ni-protections-for-unborn/ Thousands of Northern Irish people have told the Government it should not remove the Province’s strong pro-life protections for the unborn.

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Fri, 13 Sep 2019 15:04:41 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/thousands-call-on-govt-to-maintain-ni-protections-for-unborn/
‘Irresponsible’ assisted suicide promo slammed by Hospice UK https://www.christian.org.uk/news/irresponsible-assisted-suicide-promo-slammed-by-hospice-uk/ A video promoting assisted suicide has been branded “sensationalist” and “scaremongering” by a leading UK end-of-life charity.

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Fri, 13 Sep 2019 14:14:50 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/irresponsible-assisted-suicide-promo-slammed-by-hospice-uk/
BBC tells kids: ‘There are more than 100 gender identities’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-tells-kids-there-are-more-than-100-gender-identities/ A BBC resource for children aged nine to twelve claims there are over 100 ‘gender identities’ – something that is “really exciting”.

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Tue, 10 Sep 2019 15:45:07 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-tells-kids-there-are-more-than-100-gender-identities/
Tens of thousands defend the lives of the unborn in Northern Ireland https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tens-of-thousands-defend-the-lives-of-the-unborn-in-northern-ireland/ Tens of thousands assembled in Belfast on Friday night to protest Westminster’s imposition of abortion laws on Northern Ireland.

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Tue, 10 Sep 2019 14:27:14 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tens-of-thousands-defend-the-lives-of-the-unborn-in-northern-ireland/
Betting bosses admit gambling harms society https://www.christian.org.uk/news/betting-bosses-admit-gambling-harms-society/ Gambling companies have admitted the industry has harmed hundreds of thousands of people.

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Mon, 09 Sep 2019 11:15:18 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/betting-bosses-admit-gambling-harms-society/
BBC flooded with complaints over Songs of Praise gay wedding https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-flooded-with-complaints-over-songs-of-praise-gay-wedding/ The BBC has received 1,238 complaints over a controversial Songs of Praise episode featuring a same-sex wedding.

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Fri, 06 Sep 2019 13:25:24 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-flooded-with-complaints-over-songs-of-praise-gay-wedding/