The Christian Institute - News https://www.christian.org.uk/news The latest news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:42:55 +0000 Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:42:55 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) SNP seeks to decriminalise illegal drugs https://www.christian.org.uk/news/snp-seeks-to-decriminalise-illegal-drugs/ The SNP is seeking to decriminalise the possession and consumption of illegal drugs as a matter of party policy.

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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:45:24 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/snp-seeks-to-decriminalise-illegal-drugs/
Abortion decriminalised in New South Wales https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-decriminalised-in-new-south-wales/ Politicians in New South Wales have voted to decriminalise abortion, despite more than 10,000 people protesting against changing the law.

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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 09:41:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-decriminalised-in-new-south-wales/
Tens of thousands march in Paris for children’s right to a father https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tens-of-thousands-march-in-paris-for-childrens-right-to-a-father/ Tens of thousands of people in Paris have marched against changing French law to allow single women and lesbian couples to have IVF treatment.

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Fri, 11 Oct 2019 14:19:55 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tens-of-thousands-march-in-paris-for-childrens-right-to-a-father/
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/
Study claiming 'religious children are mean' is retracted https://www.christian.org.uk/news/study-claiming-religious-children-are-mean-is-retracted/ A study which claimed that being religious makes children less generous and meaner than their non-religious peers has been retracted by its own authors.

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Fri, 11 Oct 2019 07:21:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/study-claiming-religious-children-are-mean-is-retracted/
New fund launched to help pregnant students in Scotland https://www.christian.org.uk/news/new-fund-launched-to-help-pregnant-students-in-scotland/ A new pro-life initiative has been launched to help pregnant students in Scotland continue pursuing their academic or personal goals.

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Fri, 11 Oct 2019 07:00:59 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/new-fund-launched-to-help-pregnant-students-in-scotland/
Parents' anger over Scottish sex education lessons https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-anger-over-scottish-sex-education-lessons/ Parents in Scotland have challenged Education Secretary John Swinney over materials which ‘promote pornography’ in the school curriculum.

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019 15:06:01 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-anger-over-scottish-sex-education-lessons/
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/
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/
Pro-life MSP branded ‘dangerous’ for trying to protect unborn children https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-life-msp-branded-dangerous-for-trying-to-protect-unborn-children/ An SNP MSP has come under attack from pro-abortion politicians for tabling a motion to give more rights to unborn children.

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019 10:29:45 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-life-msp-branded-dangerous-for-trying-to-protect-unborn-children/
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/
Scotland to introduce heterosexual civil partnerships https://www.christian.org.uk/news/scotland-to-introduce-heterosexual-civil-partnerships/ The Scottish Government has introduced a Bill to allow heterosexual couples to enter into a civil partnership rather than a marriage.

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Wed, 09 Oct 2019 15:42:10 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/scotland-to-introduce-heterosexual-civil-partnerships/
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/
Judge who gave Bible to convict comes under fire from secularists https://www.christian.org.uk/news/judge-who-gave-bible-to-convict-comes-under-fire-from-secularists/ A US judge who gave her Bible to a woman convicted of murder has been accused of undermining the criminal justice system by an aggressive secularist group.

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Wed, 09 Oct 2019 14:23:28 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/judge-who-gave-bible-to-convict-comes-under-fire-from-secularists/
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/
Italian court’s assisted suicide decision ‘a step towards culture of death’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/italian-courts-assisted-suicide-decision-a-step-towards-culture-of-death/ Italy’s constitutional court has given a green light to euthanasia and assisted suicide when a person is believed to be suffering from an irreversible condition and is in “intolerable” pain.

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Wed, 09 Oct 2019 07:21:59 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/italian-courts-assisted-suicide-decision-a-step-towards-culture-of-death/
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/
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/