The Christian Institute - News https://www.christian.org.uk/news The latest news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:41:41 +0000 Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:41:41 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Under 10s admitted to hospital after taking cannabis https://www.christian.org.uk/news/10s-admitted-hospital-taking-cannabis/ More than 125,000 people have been hospitalised after taking cannabis in the last five years, it has been revealed.

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Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:45:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/10s-admitted-hospital-taking-cannabis/
MPs concerned over freedom to speak out on transgender debate https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mps-concerned-freedom-speak-transgender-debate/ MPs overwhelmingly back the public’s right not to use someone’s ‘preferred’ pronoun where it contradicts their biological sex, with many also saying they don’t feel they can speak freely on transgenderism, a new survey has revealed.

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Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:58:36 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mps-concerned-freedom-speak-transgender-debate/
Most Scottish voters oppose criminalising parents who smack their children https://www.christian.org.uk/news/scottish-voters-oppose-criminalising-parents-smack-children/ Less than a third of voters in Scotland support plans to criminalise parents who smack their own children, a new poll has found.

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Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:29:58 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/scottish-voters-oppose-criminalising-parents-smack-children/
McArthur family: 'Over four-and-a-half years, God has been good' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mcarthur-family-four-half-years-god-good/ Ashers Baking Company’s General Manager Daniel McArthur and his wife Amy have spoken out about some of the highs and lows of the last four and a half years, following the company’s landmark legal victory.

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Mon, 15 Oct 2018 06:00:07 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mcarthur-family-four-half-years-god-good/
Ashers wins landmark Supreme Court 'gay cake' case https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ashers-wins-landmark-supreme-court-gay-cake-case/ Ashers Baking Company has won its Supreme Court case.

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Wed, 10 Oct 2018 09:56:31 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ashers-wins-landmark-supreme-court-gay-cake-case/
'Trans' prisoner who sexually assaulted women in female prison sentenced to life https://www.christian.org.uk/news/trans-prisoner-sexually-assaulted-women-female-prison-sentenced-life/ The transgender prisoner who sexually assaulted two women while in an all-female prison has been moved to a prison for men and sentenced to life.

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Wed, 10 Oct 2018 09:00:43 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/trans-prisoner-sexually-assaulted-women-female-prison-sentenced-life/
Australian man convicted for encouraging wife's suicide https://www.christian.org.uk/news/australian-man-convicted-encouraging-wifes-suicide/ An Australian man has been convicted of aiding his wife’s suicide, after a court heard he stood to gain hundreds of thousands of pounds from her life insurance.

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Wed, 10 Oct 2018 08:57:48 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/australian-man-convicted-encouraging-wifes-suicide/
Marriage referendum fails to pass in Romania https://www.christian.org.uk/news/marriage-referendum-fails-pass-romania/ A referendum seeking to enshrine the traditional definition of marriage in Romanian law has failed, due to low turnout.

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Wed, 10 Oct 2018 08:55:52 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/marriage-referendum-fails-pass-romania/
CofE, MPs, Peer and bookie all back gambling advert ban https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cofe-mps-peer-bookie-back-gambling-advert-ban/ An alliance of politicians from across several parties have united to call on the Government to crack down on the gambling industry.

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Tue, 09 Oct 2018 15:54:01 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cofe-mps-peer-bookie-back-gambling-advert-ban/
Sex selection babies doctors exposed https://www.christian.org.uk/news/sex-selection-babies-doctors-exposed/ Hundreds of British couples are spending thousands of pounds to choose the sex of their baby – despite the practice being illegal in the UK – a Daily Mail investigation has revealed.

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Tue, 09 Oct 2018 15:47:14 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/sex-selection-babies-doctors-exposed/
Viral video shows woman assaulted for her pro-life views https://www.christian.org.uk/news/viral-video-shows-woman-assaulted-pro-life-views/ A video of a woman assaulted at a pro-life event in Canada for her views on abortion has gone viral, with more than 3.5 million hits on YouTube.

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Tue, 09 Oct 2018 13:27:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/viral-video-shows-woman-assaulted-pro-life-views/
Govt may retain schools' freedom to disagree with same-sex marriage https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-may-retain-schools-freedom-disagree-sex-marriage/ Draft guidance which restricts the ability of church schools to teach about same-sex marriage is being amended, according to The Sunday Times.

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Tue, 09 Oct 2018 12:37:03 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-may-retain-schools-freedom-disagree-sex-marriage/
BBC highlights Christians Against Poverty’s work on prime time TV https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-highlights-christians-povertys-work-prime-time-tv/ Christians working to combat poverty in the UK have been showcased in an hour-long documentary on BBC 2.

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Mon, 08 Oct 2018 15:40:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-highlights-christians-povertys-work-prime-time-tv/
GP giving trans drugs to 12-year-olds found guilty https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gp-giving-trans-drugs-12-year-olds-found-guilty/ A GP who offered drastic gender treatments to children as young as twelve who believed they were ‘in the wrong body’ has been found guilty of illegally providing healthcare services.

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Mon, 08 Oct 2018 15:40:08 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gp-giving-trans-drugs-12-year-olds-found-guilty/
Transgender ‘cheerleaders’ silencing concerns over damage to girls https://www.christian.org.uk/news/transgender-cheerleaders-silencing-concerns-damage-girls/ Therapists fear losing their jobs if they attempt to help a child explore why they may feel they were ‘born in the wrong body’, a child protection officer (CPO) has said.

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Fri, 05 Oct 2018 14:07:53 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/transgender-cheerleaders-silencing-concerns-damage-girls/
‘Investigate parents who raise transsexualism concerns’, says Council document https://www.christian.org.uk/news/investigate-parents-raise-transsexualism-concerns-says-council-document/ Parents who question their child’s ‘exploration of gender identity’ could be reported to social services in Brighton.

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Fri, 05 Oct 2018 13:46:39 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/investigate-parents-raise-transsexualism-concerns-says-council-document/
Peers challenge plans for no-fault divorce https://www.christian.org.uk/news/peers-challenge-plans-no-fault-divorce/ Plans to reform divorce law are deeply flawed, a top family lawyer has said.

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Fri, 05 Oct 2018 12:41:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/peers-challenge-plans-no-fault-divorce/
LGBT campaigners confront Stonewall ‘bullies’ over trans policy https://www.christian.org.uk/news/lgbt-campaigners-confront-stonewall-bullies-trans-policy/ A swathe of LGBT activists have hit out at Stonewall over its stance on transgenderism.

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Fri, 05 Oct 2018 08:09:46 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/lgbt-campaigners-confront-stonewall-bullies-trans-policy/
Ashers judgment to be released on 10 October https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ashers-judgment-released-10-october/ The UK Supreme Court is set to rule on Ashers Baking Company’s appeal in the ‘gay cake’ case.

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Fri, 05 Oct 2018 07:29:47 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ashers-judgment-released-10-october/
CI victory for street preacher puts spotlight on police powers https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ci-victory-street-preacher-puts-spotlight-police-powers/ Police have apologised to a Christian street preacher after threatening him with arrest and forcing him to leave Bath city centre.

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Thu, 04 Oct 2018 16:20:37 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ci-victory-street-preacher-puts-spotlight-police-powers/