Will They Come for the Homeschoolers?

Mar 4, 2021 by

by Casey Chalk, The Imaginative Conservative: As our society becomes increasingly religiously unaffiliated, the voices contending that traditional Christian teachings on sexuality and gender are inherently oppressive, and even abusive, will get louder. Perhaps I was wrong. Just a few weeks ago, right after the presidential inauguration, one of my wife’s close friends, another parent in our homeschooling co-op, expressed her fear that homeschooling is likely to come under greater scrutiny with...

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Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden warns UK museums must not allow themselves to be ‘pushed around by the zeitgeist of the day’

Mar 4, 2021 by

by Jack Maidment, Mailonline: Some institutions feel ‘bullied’ by left-wing campaigners. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden today warned UK museums they cannot allow themselves to be ‘pushed around by the zeitgeist of the day’. Mr Dowden said the ‘principal duty’ of the nation’s cultural institutions is to ‘preserve and conserve our heritage’. He said some institutions feel like they have been ‘bullied, particularly by left-wing...

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At the coalface of teenage gender change

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by Michael Cook, MercatorNet: Suspended UK doctors find a shady work-around to keep up their crusade. A few weeks ago, Keira Bell, a very unhappy young British woman, who had lived as a transgender man for several years, won an important court battle in England. The upshot of the court’s decision was that England’s only gender clinic could effectively no longer supply children under 16 with puberty blockers and sex-change hormones, pending an appeal to a higher court. The judge wrote a...

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The trans gospel according to Big Tech

Mar 4, 2021 by

by Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack, The Conservative Woman: IN the West today, the debate over the abstract term ‘gender’ is about as toxic as it gets. On one side there are women, keenly aware that many hard-won rights and entitlements are grounded in biological sex. Feminists who have campaigned for women’s equality have generally affirmed conventional definitions of the terms sex and gender. On the other side are trans activists who subscribe to more fluid ideas about sex and gender. They hold...

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Nearly 300 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls released, reunited with families: ‘We thank God’

Mar 4, 2021 by

by Emily Wood, Christian Post: Nearly 300 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls were safely returned Tuesday after they were kidnapped Friday morning by armed militants. State authorities said 279 girls were released, which is different from the original reports claiming 317 girls were kidnapped. After 1 a.m. on Friday, gunmen kidnapped nearly 300 girls from a boarding school in northwest Nigeria following a wave of mass abductions. The kidnapped girls from Government Girls Science School in Jangebe...

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Lenten Meditations: Thursday 4 March

Mar 4, 2021 by

  Thurs Mar 4 am: 70, 71 pm: 74 Jere 4:9-10, 19-28 Rom 2:12-24 John 5:19-29   THURSDAY OF LENT II:  Saint Gerasimos the Righteous of Jordan, Hermit and Monk, 475 LITURGICAL THEME OF THE DAY: St. Gerasimos comes to us today from the Eastern Orthodox calendar  and is noted as an  ascetic in Egypt at a young age  and eventually  went to Jordan to found a community. Upon establishment 70 monks joined him (this community still exists today). He instituted a special rule for his monastery. According...

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