Shock rise in hate crimes against Christians in India

Jul 16, 2020 by

Church of England Newspaper July 16 THE EVANGELICAL Fellowship of India Religious Liberty Commission reports135 instances of atrocities against Christians including a lynching, community ostracisation and concerted efforts to stop worship and gospel-sharing in the first half of 2020. The sense of impunity created by the Corona pandemic lockdown, and the absence of civil society on the streets and in the courts, has aggravated targeted hate and violence against Christians. The near collapse of...

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Take action to end this sex education madness

Jul 16, 2020 by

by Caroline ffiske, The Conservative Woman: WHY isn’t Education Secretary Gavin Williamson, a parent and a family man, listening? The Conservative Woman is not alone in being alarmed by the Department for Education’s Relationship and Sex Education curriculum reforms planned to be introduced in schools in September. We have been urging Mr Williamson to get a grip on the pornographic and inappropriate content of lesson schemes for some time as well as warning him about the undue influence over...

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25 times cancel culture was real

Jul 16, 2020 by

from spiked: Here are just some of the people who have been fired or have lost work for expressing their views. Cancel culture is spiralling out of control. People who step outside of the woke orthodoxy – or even simply misspeak – are subjected to campaigns of shaming, their reputations are smeared and they can even lose their jobs. And yet, some are still arguing that cancel culture is a myth. They point to the many public figures who have yet to be cancelled. Or they argue that people who...

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Helplessness, homelessness and a struggle for hope in Bangalore

Jul 16, 2020 by

The Times reported on July 15 that “Bangalore, a hub for India’s thriving tech industry, and home to 8.4 million, has imposed a week-long lockdown. The southern city had barely 1,000 cases in mid-June but as India reopened, and domestic flights resumed, infections rose to nearly 20,000 on Monday.” Canon Dr Vinay Samuel continues his weekly diary in the Church of England Newspaper from that city Nearly 11 million people of the sprawling city of Bangalore were placed under complete...

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Today, it’s Conservatives who are the real rebels – against woke conformity and the cancel culture

Jul 16, 2020 by

by Darren Grimes, Conservative Home: I’m often emailed by very kind folk who think I am acting bravely. I’ve always questioned this; after all, I am merely offering my opinions. But what they’re getting at is that ordinary conservatives are told their ideas and values are reactionary, prejudiced, sexist or racist, and to stand up against the trend, for the views of the common sense majority, is now considered brave to do. Some might be wondering how on earth we conservatives can possibly be...

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The distinction between the sexes is real. And the Government must uphold it.

Jul 16, 2020 by

by Danny Kruger, Conservative Home: The politics of sex and gender is a minefield, made more dangerous by a great confusion of language. But at root the issues are straightforward, and the Government should gently but clearly assert the truth. Two facts need stating. First: gender is no business of the state. Gender is the complex, psycho-social construction we build on the foundation of our immutable sexual biology. For most of us, our gender conforms to our sex. A small number of people,...

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MP has shared her concerns at encouraging young girls going through puberty to consider the fact they are not ‘women’

Jul 16, 2020 by

by Jessica Rach, Mailonline: An MP has shared her concerns at transgender lobby groups encouraging young girls going through puberty to consider the fact they are not ‘women’, and called for them consider their care of duty when offering the use of puberty blockers for trans children. Conservative MP for Thurrock and former health minister, Jackie Doyle-Price, addressed the speech she made in the House of Common on International Women’s Day in March, during which she criticised the...

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DIY abortion doublespeak

Jul 16, 2020 by

by Tim Dieppe, Christian Concern: Doublespeak reached new levels with the abortion amendments which Diana Johnson MP brought into the Domestic Abuse Bill. Measures aimed at liberalising abortion were framed as protecting women from abuse, when in fact they would have had the opposite effect. The amendments were introduced at the last minute, meaning that they would be subject to the least scrutiny possible. Abortion amendments framed as protection from abuse New Clause 29 was intended to...

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Maybe we are all ‘non-binary’?

Jul 15, 2020 by

by Debbie Hayton, UnHerd: Today marks International Non-Binary People’s Day. Scheduled ingeniously 128 days after International Women’s Day (on 8 March) and 128 days before International Men’s Day (on 19 November), today has been set aside for people who identify as non-binary. But while it is easy to create identities, it is rather more difficult to define who qualifies. Authority on these matters seems to have been entrusted to lobby groups like Stonewall UK who define non-binary as “an...

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Sex lessons? No, just malevolent mysticism and perverted science

Jul 15, 2020 by

by Caroline ffiske, The Conservative Woman: I RECENTLY highlighted the inappropriate content of the Relationship and Sex Education reforms which are going live in schools this September, and urged Gavin Williamson to get a grip on the situation. The Education Secretary hasn’t listened and, not surprisingly, alarm is mounting in the mainstream media about the RSE material that someone, somewhere has deemed acceptable for schoolchildren. The charity, Transgender Trend, has also exposed...

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