Testimony on BBC: ‘I thank God I didn’t abort my baby’

Dec 6, 2014 by

From Christian Concern: Visitors to BBC Radio 1′s Newsbeat website have been confronted with testimony from a woman who changed her mind about abortion after she encountered pro-life campaigners. The testimony was also mentioned on air during Radio 1′s lunchtime news bulletin. Radio 1′s target audience is 15 – 29 year olds. In her testimony, 27 year old, Suzan Briggs, explains how meeting members of Abort 67 resulted in her keeping her baby whom she has named Miracle,...

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The debate that never was

Dec 5, 2014 by

By Anthony McCarthy, MercatorNet: Early in November a pro-life group at Oxford University organised a debate on the topic, “This House Believes Britain’s Abortion Culture Hurts Us All”. Speaking for the pro-life side was London Telegraph columnist Tim Stanley and for the pro-choice side, Brendan O’Neill, the editor of the on-line magazine Spiked. Both men, though lacking uteruses, as protesters helpfully pointed out, are accomplished speakers who would have been worth hearing in debate. But...

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‘I thank God I didn’t abort my baby’

Nov 29, 2014 by

From BBC Newsbeat: There are calls for new laws to stop anti-abortion protests outside clinics around the country. The British Pregnancy Advisory service, which provides abortions, says leaflets with graphic photos of dismembered foetuses are distressing to patients. One 21-year-old woman, who had an abortion but didn’t want to be named, told Newsbeat: “It’s really upsetting.” “It’s quite scary too. They must see the emotion on all the girls’ faces...

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Church of England Leaders Disagree on Marriage, Abortion

Nov 29, 2014 by

By Kathy Burke, NewsMax: The Church of England is suffering “serious fractures” among its senior leaders over the issues of same-sex marriage and abortion, the Archbishop of Canterbury says.Archbishop Justin Welby on Wednesday has now completed 37 visits to senior bishops or archbishops in every province of the Anglican community throughout the world, as he promised to do in his first 18 months in office, the Anglican Communion News Service reports. And during a speech to the...

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The moral crusdade against pro-life students

Nov 29, 2014 by

By Tom Slater, Spiked: Free speech on UK university campuses is not under attack – it’s on life support. Layer upon layer of university and student-union policymaking has, effectively, declared open season on anyone who dares stray from the ever-shrinking terrain of respectable ideas. Building on the legacy of the National Union of Students’ (NUS) anti-racist No Platform policy that has held tenure on student-union statutes for over three decades, a raft of new policies has taken censorship to...

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The Oxford students who trivialise free speech take reckless risks with our liberty

Nov 25, 2014 by

By Rebecca Coulson, Conservative Home: I wanted to write about freedom of speech, but I was worried that someone could disagree with what I said, or claim that I wasn’t the right person to say it. I wanted to write about freedom of speech, but I suspected that someone might hack into my article to censor and change it. I wanted to write about freedom of speech, but I knew that if I did, someone would drag me from my home, then torture and kill me. Several days after another nineteen people’s...

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