The Christian Institute - News https://www.christian.org.uk/news The latest news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:09:40 +0000 Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:09:40 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) NI women urge MPs to leave their abortion laws alone https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-women-urge-mps-leave-abortion-laws-alone/ Attempts to impose abortion on Northern Ireland should be resisted, MPs were told yesterday.

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Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:05:36 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-women-urge-mps-leave-abortion-laws-alone/
Top UK judge: Christian Institute Supreme Court case is ‘most important’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/top-uk-judge-christian-institute-supreme-court-case-important/ President of the UK Supreme Court, Baroness Hale, says The Christian Institute’s legal victory on family freedoms is a ‘most important’ case.

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Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:51:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/top-uk-judge-christian-institute-supreme-court-case-important/
End of male and female ‘good for all’, Peer claims https://www.christian.org.uk/news/end-male-female-good-peer-claims/ A world where men have babies and women have male genitals would be “good for us all”, a member of the House of Lords has extraordinarily claimed.

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Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:52:25 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/end-male-female-good-peer-claims/
‘I said no to abortion at 36 weeks and now my toddler is thriving’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/i-said-no-abortion-36-weeks-now-toddler-thriving/ A young mum who rejected pressure to abort three times says her little girl is now doing “amazingly well”.

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Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:31:07 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/i-said-no-abortion-36-weeks-now-toddler-thriving/
Ethics council widely slammed over support for ‘designer babies’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ethics-council-widely-slammed-support-designer-babies/ Changing a baby’s DNA while it is still an embryo to ‘enhance’ it has been deemed “morally acceptable” by a UK ethics council.

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Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:21:06 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ethics-council-widely-slammed-support-designer-babies/
Govt reiterates opposition to public sector ‘Equality Oath’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-reiterates-opposition-public-sector-equality-oath/ Forcing all local councillors to say an ‘Equality Oath’ is “not the British way of achieving things”, the Government has said as it repeated its opposition to the idea.

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Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:19:15 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-reiterates-opposition-public-sector-equality-oath/
Lesbians challenge Stonewall over support for ‘trans ideology’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/lesbians-challenge-stonewall-support-trans-ideology/ LGBT campaign group Stonewall is under fire from within its own quarter, with over 100 lesbian campaigners objecting to its support for radical transsexual ideas.

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Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:01:34 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/lesbians-challenge-stonewall-support-trans-ideology/
First Minister prioritises criminalising parents via smacking ban https://www.christian.org.uk/news/first-minister-prioritises-criminalising-parents-via-smacking-ban/ The Welsh First Minister has said that a smacking ban will be one of his top priorities during his final months in office.

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Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:07:27 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/first-minister-prioritises-criminalising-parents-via-smacking-ban/
Gambling adverts need tackling following World Cup deluge https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-adverts-need-tackling-following-world-cup-deluge/ Football fans were bombarded by gambling advertising at the World Cup, with casino and betting adverts taking up 17 per cent of ITV’s ad breaks.

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Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:25:31 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-adverts-need-tackling-following-world-cup-deluge/
Mum of twins: I wouldn’t change my baby with Down’s syndrome https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mum-twins-i-wouldnt-change-baby-downs-syndrome/ A mother who gave birth to twins – one of whom has Down’s syndrome – is now helping to reverse negative stereotypes about the condition.

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Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:20:50 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mum-twins-i-wouldnt-change-baby-downs-syndrome/
Study: Hormone therapy for transsexuals has fatal health risks https://www.christian.org.uk/news/study-hormone-therapy-transsexuals-fatal-health-risks/ Hormone therapy for people attempting to ‘transition’ from male to female carries major health risks, a new study suggests.

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Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:07:03 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/study-hormone-therapy-transsexuals-fatal-health-risks/
Charity sounds alarm on primary school sexting https://www.christian.org.uk/news/charity-sounds-alarm-primary-school-sexting/ Young children are being asked to send nude images of themselves online, according to a new study.

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Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:27:49 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/charity-sounds-alarm-primary-school-sexting/
Child with locked-in syndrome writes book https://www.christian.org.uk/news/child-locked-syndrome-writes-book/ A child branded “unteachable” has authored a 192-page book, despite his profound and multiple learning disabilities.

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Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:29:57 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/child-locked-syndrome-writes-book/
Activists push for DIY abortions in England https://www.christian.org.uk/news/activists-push-diy-abortions-england/ Medical organisations have been criticised for calling on the Government to allow women to have abortions without on-site medical support.

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Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:22:18 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/activists-push-diy-abortions-england/
Govt needs to act quickly to stop ‘FOBT misery’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-needs-act-quickly-stop-fobt-misery/ Peers have called on the Government to move more quickly in tackling addictive betting machines.

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Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:10:23 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-needs-act-quickly-stop-fobt-misery/
Amnesty International abortion policy a ‘grotesque irony’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/amnesty-international-abortion-policy-grotesque-irony/ Amnesty International has declared abortion to be “a human right”.

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Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:49:59 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/amnesty-international-abortion-policy-grotesque-irony/
Parents of Thai cave rescue boy give thanks to God https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-thai-cave-rescue-boy-give-thanks-god/ Parents of a boy who was trapped in the Tham Luang cave system in Thailand have given thanks to God following his rescue.

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Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:24:39 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-thai-cave-rescue-boy-give-thanks-god/
Councils slam delay to crackdown on addictive betting machines https://www.christian.org.uk/news/councils-slam-delay-crackdown-addictive-betting-machines/ Gamblers will lose an extra £3.6 billion if the Government continues to drag its feet over a crackdown on addictive betting machines, according to the Local Government Association (LGA).

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Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:04:42 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/councils-slam-delay-crackdown-addictive-betting-machines/
Thousands march for life in Belfast https://www.christian.org.uk/news/thousands-march-life-belfast/ Pro-lifers have rallied in Belfast to call on Northern Ireland to stand up for the unborn.

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Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:57:25 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/thousands-march-life-belfast/
Parents warn teens about drug use after daughter’s death https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-warn-teens-drug-use-daughters-death/ Parents of a girl who died last week after an apparent ecstasy overdose have released a picture of her in hospital to warn others against drug taking.

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Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:55:23 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-warn-teens-drug-use-daughters-death/