The Christian Institute - News https://www.christian.org.uk/news The latest news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Mon, 24 Jun 2019 12:39:25 +0000 Mon, 24 Jun 2019 12:39:25 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Porn age-verification checks delayed again https://www.christian.org.uk/news/porn-age-verification-checks-delayed-again-2/ Measures to stop children from “stumbling across” porn on the internet are to be delayed for a second time.

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Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:28:23 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/porn-age-verification-checks-delayed-again-2/
Minimum unit pricing in Scotland shows 'encouraging' results https://www.christian.org.uk/news/minimum-unit-pricing-in-scotland-shows-encouraging-results/ Alcohol sales in Scotland have fallen to their lowest level in 25 years, according to new figures.

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Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:27:27 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/minimum-unit-pricing-in-scotland-shows-encouraging-results/
Christian magistrate loses religious discrimination battle https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-magistrate-loses-religious-discrimination-battle/ A Christian magistrate sacked for publicly expressing the view that children are better off with opposite-sex parents has lost a legal appeal.

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Fri, 21 Jun 2019 14:42:31 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-magistrate-loses-religious-discrimination-battle/
NHS criticises gay men who deliberately break blood donation rules https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nhs-criticises-gay-men-who-deliberately-break-blood-donation-rules/ “Blood donation exists for patients, not for blood donors”, the NHS has warned after it emerged some men who have sex with men are knowingly flouting safety rules.

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Fri, 21 Jun 2019 14:15:49 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nhs-criticises-gay-men-who-deliberately-break-blood-donation-rules/
Abortion giant tears into conscience protections for pharmacists https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-giant-tears-into-conscience-protections-for-pharmacists/ A major British abortion provider has claimed it is “impossible to overstate” the significance of one pharmacist conscientiously objecting to selling the morning-after pill.

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Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:57:31 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-giant-tears-into-conscience-protections-for-pharmacists/
Children thriving after medics branded them 'not viable' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/children-thriving-after-medics-branded-them-not-viable/ A little girl who was born before Britain’s legal abortion limit has celebrated her second birthday despite doctors branding her ‘not viable’.

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Thu, 20 Jun 2019 13:26:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/children-thriving-after-medics-branded-them-not-viable/
US Senator’s family threatened over his support for unborn life https://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-senators-family-threatened-over-his-support-for-unborn-life/ One of the 25 state senators who voted in favour of Alabama’s pro-life abortion law says his family has been harassed and threatened because of his stance.

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Thu, 20 Jun 2019 13:11:55 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-senators-family-threatened-over-his-support-for-unborn-life/
US bakery case 'small victory for religious freedom' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-bakery-case-small-victory-for-religious-freedom/ The US Supreme Court has ordered a review of a ruling against Christian bakers who declined to make a same-sex wedding cake.

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Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:13:22 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-bakery-case-small-victory-for-religious-freedom/
Home Office gives green light for heroin distribution centre https://www.christian.org.uk/news/home-office-gives-green-light-for-heroin-distribution-centre/ The Home Office has issued the first UK licence to distribute free supplies of heroin to addicts.

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Thu, 20 Jun 2019 08:39:19 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/home-office-gives-green-light-for-heroin-distribution-centre/
Trans cake case against Masterpiece Cakeshop owner branded ‘harassment’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/trans-cake-case-against-masterpiece-cakeshop-owner-branded-harassment/ The Christian owner of a bakery in Colorado is being sued for a third time for refusing to bake a cake which violates his conscience.

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Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:30:58 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/trans-cake-case-against-masterpiece-cakeshop-owner-branded-harassment/
Healthy baby aborted after misdiagnosis https://www.christian.org.uk/news/healthy-baby-aborted-after-misdiagnosis/ A baby has been aborted under Ireland’s new abortion law after being incorrectly diagnosed with a severely life-limiting condition.

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Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:05:41 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/healthy-baby-aborted-after-misdiagnosis/
Radical trans group reveals children’s personal details in data breach https://www.christian.org.uk/news/radical-trans-group-reveals-childrens-personal-details-in-data-breach/ Controversial transgender activist group Mermaids has exposed the personal details of vulnerable children in a huge data breach.

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Tue, 18 Jun 2019 15:44:53 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/radical-trans-group-reveals-childrens-personal-details-in-data-breach/
MSP warns: Smacking ban could also criminalise shouting https://www.christian.org.uk/news/msp-warns-smacking-ban-could-also-criminalise-shouting/ Parents could be criminalised if they shout at their children, under the proposed legislation to ban smacking an MSP has warned.

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Tue, 18 Jun 2019 15:15:23 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/msp-warns-smacking-ban-could-also-criminalise-shouting/
Cannabis being normalised despite evidence of harm https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cannabis-being-normalised-despite-evidence-of-harm/ Police forces across England have been accused of turning a blind eye to cannabis users despite increasing evidence of its harm.​

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Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:52:09 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cannabis-being-normalised-despite-evidence-of-harm/
Govt no-fault divorce plans ‘euthanasia for marriage’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-no-fault-divorce-plans-euthanasia-for-marriage/ The Government is pressing ahead with plans to further weaken marriage in England and Wales by introducing its ‘no-fault divorce’ Bill into the House of Commons.

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Tue, 18 Jun 2019 13:30:47 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-no-fault-divorce-plans-euthanasia-for-marriage/
Academics urge universities to sever links with 'anti-scientific' Stonewall https://www.christian.org.uk/news/academics-urge-universities-to-sever-links-with-anti-scientific-stonewall/ More than 30 academics say educational freedom is being stifled by homosexual lobby group Stonewall.

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Tue, 18 Jun 2019 12:31:27 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/academics-urge-universities-to-sever-links-with-anti-scientific-stonewall/
Former Supreme Court justice: ‘Beware mission creep in human rights judgments’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/former-supreme-court-justice-beware-mission-creep-in-human-rights-judgments/ Legal rulings on controversial social issues show the European Court of Human Rights is going beyond its proper role, a former UK Supreme Court justice has warned.

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Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:42:17 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/former-supreme-court-justice-beware-mission-creep-in-human-rights-judgments/
‘In God We Trust’ to remain on US currency https://www.christian.org.uk/news/in-god-we-trust-to-remain-on-us-currency/ An American atheist has failed in his legal challenge to have the words ‘In God We Trust’ removed from all US currency.

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Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:42:05 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/in-god-we-trust-to-remain-on-us-currency/
Folic acid plans welcomed by medical group https://www.christian.org.uk/news/folic-acid-plans-will-save-unborn-lives-says-pro-life-group/ A pro-life group has welcomed Government plans to add folic acid to flour, describing it as a “positive” development.

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Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:16:49 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/folic-acid-plans-will-save-unborn-lives-says-pro-life-group/
‘Record abortion figures show society is failing women’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/record-abortion-figures-show-society-is-failing-women/ Over 200,000 abortions were carried out on women resident in England and Wales last year – the highest since records began.

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Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:45:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/record-abortion-figures-show-society-is-failing-women/