LGBT Issues Come Back Hard at UN Negotiations

Oct 31, 2020 by

by Stefano Gennarini JD, C-Fam: Countries have witnessed a strong resurgence of LGBT advocacy in UN General Assembly negotiations. The European Union, Brazil, Canada, Israel, Nordic countries, and the United Kingdom aggressively promoted the contested category of “sexual orientation and gender identity” (SOGI) in UN negotiations this week. They asked to incorporate SOGI in UN resolutions on the protection of children from bullying, and the right to privacy. It is unclear if historic opposition...

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The shameful silence on France

Oct 31, 2020 by

by Brendan O’Neill, spiked: Even after the slaughter in Nice, too many Western liberals are cravenly quiet about the jihad against the French Republic. And still they’re silent. Even following the decapitation of an elderly woman while she was praying at church. Even following the stabbing to death of two others whose only crime was to be Christians attending the Notre-Dame church in Nice. Even after these latest acts of barbaric intolerance, of Islamo-fascism, as the mayor of Nice aptly...

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Forget What Gender Activists Tell You. Here’s What Medical Transition Looks Like

Oct 31, 2020 by

by Scott Newgent, Quillette: At a recent gathering, a daughter’s friend told us, “I’m probably trans because I don’t like female puberty.” This instantly got my attention, because I have known this child for years, and I never saw any indication of her being trans. I innocently asked her why she would say that. Was it a joke, perhaps? She replied, “I don’t like my boobs growing, and Reddit says I’m probably trans.” That night, I tracked down these Reddit exchanges, and my jaw dropped when I...

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Attack on press freedom is led by journalists themselves

Oct 31, 2020 by

by Donald Forbes, The Conservative Woman: THE departure of a journalist from his publication, in this case Glenn Greenwald from the US website The Intercept, is normally on a par with ‘small earthquake in Chile, not many dead’, an in-house journalistic joke for a non-event. Its relevance here, however, is that it is part of an alarming trend in the US media to gag editorial dissent or punish offending writers who manage to express opinions that Left-wing progressives want to suppress because...

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Reflection on the end SARS protest in Nigeria

Oct 30, 2020 by

Archbishop Justin Welby has strongly condemned the reported deliberate shooting of unarmed protesters by security operatives men in Lagos and other parts of Nigeria.He said: “I have also urged President Buhari directly to ensure that lives are protected at all cost.” A senior pastor in northern Nigeria writes For the first time in Nigeria, I can confidently say that Nigerians have thrown away religious, sectional and ethnic differences to engage the government on the ills the population...

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CI News: 30 October 2020

Oct 30, 2020 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association takes legal action over venue cancellations, the Scottish Government intends to criminalise so-called ‘hate speech’ in the home, and mothers of children with Down’s syndrome share how they resisted the pressure to abort. You can download the video via this link. Featured stories Billy Graham Evangelistic Association sues UK venues over cancellations Scot Govt: ‘Hate speech in homes must be...

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Letter to Master of Clare College, Cambridge

Oct 30, 2020 by

from The Free Speech Union: We’ve written a letter to Lord Grabiner, Master of Clare College, Cambridge, sticking up for Kevin Price, a porter at the college who has been targeted by student activists for not signing up to the trans agenda. Last week, Mr Price stood down as a Cambridge City Councillor and resigned his membership of the Labour Party because he felt he couldn’t vote for a motion that began with the words: “Trans women are women. Trans men are men. Non-binary individuals are...

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Students seek to oust porter over views on gender ideology

Oct 30, 2020 by

From Christian Institute: Students at Clare College Cambridge are trying to have a porter removed from his job after he refused to endorse radical gender ideology. In his role as a city councillor, Kevin Price was asked to vote for a motion that contained the statement: “Trans women are women. Trans men are men. Non-binary individuals are non-binary.” He said such phrases would “send a chill down the spines” of many women, and rather than vote against his party, he chose to resign from his...

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“From the beginning”: God’s design for human nature

Oct 30, 2020 by

Stephen Noll suggests how the ACNA Bishops could make a public protest regarding the Supreme Court’s ‘Bostock decision’, which claims to redefine male and female in God’s image: *** […] Five years ago, in response to the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage (Obergefell v. Hodges), the College of Bishops issued a Statement titled “‘From the Beginning’: God’s Design for Marriage.” We said: While this decision grieves us, God’s truth and the goodness of the order established in creation...

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Bobby Ball, comedian who turned to Christ, dies of COVID

Oct 30, 2020 by

Anglican Mainstream report: Bobby Ball, half of the comedy duo Cannon and Ball has died of COVID aged 76. He gave as his testimony in 1998 that by 1986 he was drinking up to a bottle-and-a-half of whisky a day and had a string of affairs, even becoming involved in sex orgies. The Bradford Telegraph and Argus reports that all that changed when he was playing in pantomime at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford, and met the theatre’s chaplain, Max Wigley, (vicar of Great Horton, Bradford, now...

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