Manchester terror, the nation’s future, Thy Kingdom Come

May 23, 2017 by

by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. Britain’s security services have been on high alert for some years now, anticipating terrorist attacks on the general population. We have felt that we have got off lightly compared to France, but today (Tuesday 23rd May) there is a sombre mood in the nation...

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It’s not Tim Farron who is illiberal: it’s society

May 22, 2017 by

by Isabel Hardman, Spectator: What a miserable election campaign Tim Farron is having. The Liberal Democrat leader wants to use broadcast interviews to talk about Brexit and his party’s pitch to disgruntled Remainers. Instead, he finds himself stuck in an episode of the Moral Maze, endlessly...

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Brilliant Resources to help Christians engage with the General Election on 8 June

May 19, 2017 by

by Peter Saunders, CMF: On 8 June the UK goes to the polls for the general election. Whoever assumes power will have a profound influence in shaping public policy in matters which affect us, our families, churches, patients and colleagues. Some claim that politics and religion should not mix – ‘We...

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Theresa May: Law must be changed to help trans people change their gender without medical checks

May 19, 2017 by

by Mayer Nissim, Pink News: Theresa May has said that her government is reviewing the Gender Recognition Act to make it work better for trans people. Speaking exclusively in a PinkNews General Election Q&A published today, Mrs May said that the process to change gender should move away from...

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Is Tim Farron prepared to defend any of his beliefs?

May 18, 2017 by

by Melanie McDonagh, Spectator: Are there any matters of principle, do you reckon, that Tim Farron isn’t prepared to give up on under pressure from a television journalist? After caving under repeated questioning from Channel 4’s Cathy Newman (how brave, Cathy!) to declare that he does not, in...

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Does the Tim Farron heresy hunt show orthodox Christians aren’t welcome in public life?

May 17, 2017 by

by John Charmley, Christian Today: An inquisitorial tone is to be expected from the presenters on Radio 4’s Today programme, but on Wednesday May 18 we had that tone of outrage reserved by the BBC for an idea which its presenters consider beyond the pale. A Liberal Democrat spokesman was...

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