Pride in London chair mocks CNN for confusing sex toys for ISIS flag

Jun 30, 2015 by

From Pink News: The Chair of Pride in London has reacted to a report from CNN wrongly claiming the ISIS flag was flown at the event – when it in fact featured sex toys. The American news network carried a six-minute report on Saturday claiming that an ISIS flag was flown at London’s Pride celebrations. The show’s anchor alleged that “the ISIS flag amongst a sea of rainbow colours was spotted by a CNN international assignment editor” – with the correspondent in a phone interview admitting she...

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UK Equality report: Police should spend more time in gay bars, says sample size of 50 LGBT people

Jun 30, 2015 by

From Breitbart: A new report by Britain’s taxpayer-funded Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has recommended that UK police should be spending more time “socialising in known LGB&T venues and community ‘hubs’” in order to make Britain’s gay community feel safer. The report, entitled “LGB&T Hate Crime Reporting: Identifying Barriers and Solutions” was produced with a sample size of just 50 people, by the University of Leicester’s ‘Centre for Hate Studies’, which looks...

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Euthanasia ‘appropriate’ for suicidal woman

Jun 30, 2015 by

From The Christian Institute: A 24-year-old Belgian woman has been told that she qualifies for euthanasia because she suffers from ‘suicidal thoughts’. The anonymous woman, says that she has wanted to die since her childhood. She spoke about her decision in an interview with Belgian newspaper De Morgen earlier this month. ’Burden’ The woman has been a patient in a psychiatric institution since she was 21 but feels that the treatment did not help. She told De Morgen: “Death does not feel to me...

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SPLC Has Won the Battle But Not the War with Guilty Verdict in JONAH Trial

Jun 30, 2015 by

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Jurors for the David vs. Goliath trial between Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing (JONAH) and the Southern Poverty Law Center deliberated for three hours today and found JONAH and its leaders guilty on several counts of consumer fraud for therapy efforts to help those with unwanted same-sex attractions. Licensed professional counselor Christopher Doyle, a leader in the #TherapyEquality movement of Equality And Justice For All (www.equalityandjusticeforall.org) and a...

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Post-Obergefell, states withdraw marriage licenses, ensure conscience protection

Jun 30, 2015 by

By Drew Belsky, LifeSite: Friday’s Supreme Court ruling redefining marriagein the United States has caused a tumult in county clerks’ offices.  While some states have begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples throughout, others have counties still waiting for directives from their respective attorneys general regarding how to proceed. Louisiana governor and 2016 presidential candidate Bobby Jindal (R) announcedthat clerks in the Pelican State must wait 25 days before...

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Sydney archdiocese sends letters to businesses expressing concern over support of gay ‘marriage’

Jun 30, 2015 by

By Thaddeus Baklinski, LifeSite: The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney has sent letters expressing “grave concern” to numerous corporations that had sponsored a full-page newspaper ad published in The Weekend Australian on June 13 promoting same-sex “marriage.” “You are publicly supporting a strategic, political and well-funded campaign designed to pressure the federal government into changing the Marriage Act,” reads the letter from archdiocese business manager Michael...

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RE teachers living in fear over offending pupils and parents

Jun 29, 2015 by

From Cambridge News: Teachers are living in fear they will offend pupils and provoke parents as they bluff their way teaching religious studies in primary schools. Sue Ward, the religious education adviser for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, said she is contacted every day by primary teachers asking for help with the subject. The principal examiner for religious studies, philosophy and ethics at Cambridge-based exam board OCR said they do not get enough training for the complexity of the...

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Assisted dying law would put the most vulnerable in mortal peril

Jun 29, 2015 by

By Amelia Abplanalp, CEN: Rejected in 2006, and again in 2009, attempts to introduce assisted suicide are now back on the table. This also follows rejection in Wales, Scotland and the Isle of Man. Rob Marris MP has introduced an assisted dying bill that is expected to be largely the same as Lord Falconer’s previous effort, which ran out of time before May’s general election. It is anticipated the bill will make it legal to assist in the death of people who are terminally ill with six months or...

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Five Predictions About Presiding Bishop-Elect Curry

Jun 29, 2015 by

By Sarah Hey, Stand Firm: 1) Over a nine-year period, conservative and moderate Episcopalians will eventually recognize that, like the current Presiding Bishop, Bishop Curry does not share our faith or commitments or most basic values or foundational worldview. As one of our helpful commenters has once again pointed out and which we all should recall from 12 years ago: Curry voted against core doctrine & authority of Scripture at GC2003 (resolution B001) Curry voted to affirm consent of...

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The Hysterical Hate for Ryan T. Anderson

Jun 29, 2015 by

By Rod Dreher, The American Conservative: The Washington Post published a profile of Ryan T. Anderson, a Heritage Foundation fellow who is a leading intellectual defender of traditional marriage, and a genuinely nice guy. Excerpt: Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. cited his work twice in his dissent from the court’s opinion in United States v. Windsor, which struck down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act. Anderson is becoming a prominent face of the opposition in news media appearances. His...

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