This week’s shocking riots in London and other English cities have sparked a wave of concern about Britain’s moral decline. — Meanwhile the Church of England has published a prayer in response to the riots. — Figures show that for every 2,235 babies aborted in Britain, just one is adopted. — The equality commission’s commitment to protect religious liberty in the workplace has been put in doubt by one of its own commissioners. — Christian pharmacists who object to selling the morning-after pill are facing pressure from their professional regulator to recommend other outlets to customers. — A mother of a five-year-old boy says her son is “living proof” that the abortion limit should be cut.
The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has hit out at the rioters for “a complete lack of responsibility, a lack of proper parenting, a lack of proper upbringing, a lack of proper ethics, a lack of proper morals”.