The Christian Institute - News https://www.christian.org.uk/news The latest news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:45:06 +0000 Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:45:06 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Baby born healthy after in-womb spina bifida surgery https://www.christian.org.uk/news/baby-born-healthy-after-in-womb-spina-bifida-surgery/ A baby who received a pioneering in-womb operation for spina bifida is now home and well, with her mother saying her daughter is “living proof of what this surgery can do”.

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Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:52:33 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/baby-born-healthy-after-in-womb-spina-bifida-surgery/
Nick Ferrari: Govt's six-month divorce plans too hasty https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nick-ferrari-govts-six-month-divorce-plans-too-hasty/ A top radio presenter has spoken out against the Government’s plans for no-fault divorce.

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Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:00:45 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nick-ferrari-govts-six-month-divorce-plans-too-hasty/
No-platformed pro-life society takes Aberdeen uni to court https://www.christian.org.uk/news/no-platformed-pro-life-society-takes-aberdeen-uni-to-court/ A pro-life society is taking legal action against one of Scotland’s leading universities for refusing it students’ union affiliation.

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Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:24:58 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/no-platformed-pro-life-society-takes-aberdeen-uni-to-court/
Govt sets date for under-18 online porn ban https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-sets-date-for-under-18-online-porn-ban/ Companies that produce online pornography will be forced to bar children from viewing their content from the middle of July this year.

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Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:32:24 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-sets-date-for-under-18-online-porn-ban/
Betting firm targets 'blocked' problem gambler through sister companies https://www.christian.org.uk/news/betting-firm-targets-blocked-problem-gambler-through-sister-companies/ A betting firm is under the spotlight for a possible breach of problem gambling rules less than a year after being hit with a six-figure fine for the same issue.

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Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:24:01 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/betting-firm-targets-blocked-problem-gambler-through-sister-companies/
Pro-lifers fight for life in New York's Times Square https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-lifers-fight-for-life-in-new-yorks-times-square/ A 50-foot-high pro-life advertisement has been featured in Times Square to challenge the new extreme abortion laws passed in New York.

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Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:25:14 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-lifers-fight-for-life-in-new-yorks-times-square/
School dismisses Christian over Facebook LGBT posts https://www.christian.org.uk/news/school-dismisses-christian-over-facebook-lgbt-posts/ A Christian school assistant has been dismissed after she shared two posts on Facebook challenging pro-LGBT education.

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Wed, 17 Apr 2019 09:50:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/school-dismisses-christian-over-facebook-lgbt-posts/
Ohio seventh US state to pass unborn 'heartbeat' bill https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ohio-seventh-us-state-to-pass-unborn-heartbeat-bill/ Ohio has become the latest of seven US states to pass a law protecting unborn babies from abortion after a heartbeat is detected.

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:29:07 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ohio-seventh-us-state-to-pass-unborn-heartbeat-bill/
NICE unveils ‘dream business plan for the abortion industry’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nice-unveils-dream-business-plan-for-the-abortion-industry/ Women could be ‘rushed’ into abortions under new proposals from the UK’s health watchdog, critics have warned.

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Mon, 15 Apr 2019 15:47:49 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nice-unveils-dream-business-plan-for-the-abortion-industry/
Govt must do more to prevent family breakdown, think-tank says https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-must-do-more-to-prevent-family-breakdown-think-tank-says/ Policy makers must consider the role of the family when responding to Britain’s most serious social problems, says think-tank The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ).

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Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:03:17 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-must-do-more-to-prevent-family-breakdown-think-tank-says/
NHS gender clinic performing 'live experiment' on children https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nhs-gender-clinic-performing-live-experiment-on-children/ Five former staff members at an NHS gender clinic for children are warning that young people are receiving unnecessary and damaging hormone treatment.

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Fri, 12 Apr 2019 14:27:31 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nhs-gender-clinic-performing-live-experiment-on-children/
Children exposed to ads 'normalising' gambling https://www.christian.org.uk/news/children-exposed-to-ads-normalising-gambling/ Eight in ten children, some as young as eight, vividly recall seeing gambling advertisements that normalise betting, new research shows.

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Fri, 12 Apr 2019 13:21:55 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/children-exposed-to-ads-normalising-gambling/
Govt stresses: Primary kids should be taught about LGBT issues https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-stresses-primary-kids-should-be-taught-about-lgbt-issues/ Education Secretary Damian Hinds has reiterated the Government’s desire that schools should teach young children about LGBT issues.

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Fri, 12 Apr 2019 12:32:12 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-stresses-primary-kids-should-be-taught-about-lgbt-issues/
MSPs: Society should prevent suicide, not assist it https://www.christian.org.uk/news/msps-society-should-prevent-suicide-not-assist-it/ Legalising assisted suicide in Scotland would have a “damaging effect on society” a group of cross-party MSPs have warned.

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Fri, 12 Apr 2019 12:32:08 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/msps-society-should-prevent-suicide-not-assist-it/
‘Churches preaching the Bible are the ones that thrive’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/churches-preaching-the-bible-are-the-ones-that-thrive/ Churches preaching the Bible as the word of God “are the ones that are growing” in the UK, a Church of England minister has said.

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Thu, 11 Apr 2019 15:47:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/churches-preaching-the-bible-are-the-ones-that-thrive/
UK to fund overseas abortion with £42m programme https://www.christian.org.uk/news/uk-to-fund-overseas-abortion-with-42m-programme/ Critics have hit out at the UK Government for its plans to force an abortion programme into “countries which typically have great respect for life in the womb”.

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Thu, 11 Apr 2019 15:14:55 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/uk-to-fund-overseas-abortion-with-42m-programme/
'Cannabis users should not be prosecuted': police chiefs https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cannabis-users-should-not-be-prosecuted-police-chiefs/ Police chiefs have sparked controversy for recommending that cannabis users should not be prosecuted if they are caught with the Class B drug.

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Thu, 11 Apr 2019 14:37:14 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cannabis-users-should-not-be-prosecuted-police-chiefs/
Smacking ban will destroy trust in families, says legal expert https://www.christian.org.uk/news/smacking-ban-will-destroy-trust-in-families-says-legal-expert/ Scotland’s proposed smacking ban would unfairly criminalise parents and “destroy family relations and trust”, a legal expert has warned.

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Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:38:54 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/smacking-ban-will-destroy-trust-in-families-says-legal-expert/
Parents challenge trans 'toolkit' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-challenge-trans-toolkit/ Concerned parents have joined forces to persuade Oxfordshire County Council to withdraw its ‘Trans Toolkit’ from local schools.

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Wed, 10 Apr 2019 14:46:19 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-challenge-trans-toolkit/
US Government awards funding to pro-life group https://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-government-awards-funding-to-pro-life-group/ President Trump has announced a new grant for a pro-life pregnancy organisation, while cutting funds for abortion providers.

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Wed, 10 Apr 2019 12:45:27 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-government-awards-funding-to-pro-life-group/