Nigeria: David Cameron gets it right

Jun 6, 2014 by

By Chris Sugden, CEN The kidnapping of over 200 Nigerian Christian schoolgirls focused the world’s attention, at last, on the outrages committed by Boko Haram (“No western education”) in Nigeria.  Scores of churches have been destroyed and many Christians killed by Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria, but the world kept quiet. Now more people realize that there is a serious problem in Nigeria. But what is the problem?  Prime Minister David Cameron correctly identified it recently, according to the...

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Yes, I risk a lynching by feminists, but why on earth is a ‘family friendly’ government ...

Jun 6, 2014 by

By Tom Utley, Mailonline: Call me an old reactionary, because that’s what I am, but I can’t have been the only one who was struck  by a jarring ideological clash between two of the measures outlined in this week’s Queen’s Speech. In one breath, the sovereign announced that her Government would be introducing a Serious Crime Bill which, among other things, would create a new offence of causing psychological harm to children through parental neglect. Yet in the very same speech, she foreshadowed...

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Meriam Ibrahim ‘should be executed,’ her brother says

Jun 6, 2014 by

By Harriet Alexander, Telegraph: Meriam Ibrahim, the woman sentenced to death in Sudan for apostasy, was “given a magic potion” to bewitch her into leaving Islam – and should be executed for doing so, her brother has said. Al Samani Al Hadi Mohamed Abdullah said that he denounced his sister to the authorities because his family are “Muslim people.” He claimed that Ms Ibrahim, 27, was born as Abrar Al Hadi but changed her name when she was drugged by her husband, Daniel Wani. And he said that,...

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How Massachussetts schools are pushing transgenderism to children

Jun 6, 2014 by

From MassResistance: We are suddenly seeing more and more “transgender” children in schools across America. How is that happening? How do kids get these ideas, and why do they embrace them? It doesn’t happen by accident. The homosexual-transgender movement is working hard to indoctrinate schoolchildren that “transgenderism” and cross-dressing are normal and just another way of becoming “who you really are.” This is the third part in our series on this...

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What is the real story behind Ireland’s mass grave

Jun 6, 2014 by

By Michael Cook, MercatorNet: A media storm is gathering over the discovery of hundreds of infants buried at a Catholic home for unmarried mothers.  The Catholic Church in Ireland and its ferocious nuns are being pilloried over yet another tranche of decades-old crimes. “Galway Historian Finds 800 Babies in Septic Tank Grave” is the headline in the Boston Globe. As the story snowballs don’t be surprised if you read about “the killing fields of Ireland”. The remains were found on the site of a...

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Marriage Equality and the Bible: Why All Forms of Marriage in the Old Testament are Not Equal

Jun 6, 2014 by

By Richard Whitekettle, Public Discourse: he only form of marriage that existed before the fall was between one man and one woman. The narrative trajectory of the Old Testament shows that all other versions were the result of sin. Equality can sometimes be a good thing. For example, it was nice when your brother or sister didn’t get a bigger piece of cake than you did. And it’s nice when two friends care about each other with equal affection. And it’s nice when you pull the left oar and right...

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It’s the irreligious right that secular liberals should worry about

Jun 6, 2014 by

By Peter Franklin, Conservative Home: Dear old Dickie Dawkins has said something silly again – this time at the Cheltenham Science Festival. As well the usual religion-bashing, hereportedly claimed that fairy tales (by which he really did mean actual fairy tales) are harmful to children because they “inculcate a view of the world which includes supernaturalism.” Professor Dawkins isn’t the only British TV scientist to have made headlines at a recent festival. Last week, it was the turn of the...

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A handout for queer non-monogamists

Jun 6, 2014 by

By Carolyn Moynihan, MercatorNet: t is getting harder week by week to deny that acceptance of same-sex “marriage” creates a precedent for social and legal recognition of other types of sexual relationships. The Auckland Council, a ratepayer funded local authority in New Zealand, where same-sex marriage was legalised last year, has given a small handout for an event promoting polyamory, Family First reports. The grant comes from the council’s Community Development and Safety Committee. “Safety”...

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British consulates open doors to same sex marriages in Russia

Jun 5, 2014 by

By Matthew Holehouse and Steven Swinford, Telegraph: Gay Britons living in Russia, China and Serbia are now be able get married in the British consulate Same sex marriages can take place in the British consulates of more than 20 countries where the ceremonies are not legal including Russia, Azerbaijan, Serbia and Hungary. The Foreign Office has opened the doors of its missions to British nationals and their partners who wish to wed but are unable to under foreign laws. Chris Bryant, the former...

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Facebook: Gay picture messages launched

Jun 5, 2014 by

From The Christian Institute: Facebook has added 28 pro-gay symbols to its messaging service, as President Obama declared June the USA’s annual ‘LGBT Pride’ month. The social media giant claims the icons, which include same-sex parents and homosexual sailors, will help people “express their authentic identity”. Other images show a homosexual wedding, two elderly men holding hands and a rainbow-coloured heart. Facebook said: “We’re celebrating Pride by adding these free Facebook Messenger...

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