High lifetime number of sexual partners linked to increased cancer risk

Feb 18, 2020 by

by Linda Carroll, Reuters: People who have had 10 or more sexual partners during their lifetime may have increased odds of being diagnosed with cancer, a new study suggests. Women, in particular, had nearly twice the risk when they had 10 or more past partners compared to when they had one or none, researchers report in BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health. While the study team expected to find an association between number of sexual partners and cancer, they were surprised to find a gender...

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Rabbis defy education authorities, won’t teach LGBT lifestyles in UK Jewish schools

Feb 18, 2020 by

by Paul Smeaton, LifeSite: The rabbis told Jewish school leaders to tell inspectors ‘clearly and respectfully that they do not cover these subjects.’ Jewish leaders in the U.K. have stated that they will oppose educational authorities and not allow their schools to teach about homosexual and other “lifestyles” that are “prohibited by the Torah.” Chinuch U.K., an organization that represents Britain’s main strictly Orthodox Jewish communities, has “issued a defiant challenge to the government...

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Muslim group to hold first ever LGBT ‘Muslim Pride’ event in London

Feb 18, 2020 by

by Paul Smeaton, LifeSite: A U.K. group that describes itself as representing “LGBTQI Muslims” has announced that the first-ever “Muslim Pride” event will take place in London in April. The group organizing the event, Imaan, says that “LGBTQI Muslims often find ourselves isolated, without community and frequently facing homophobic, biphobic, transphobic AND Islamaphobic abuse.” 5 Pillars UK, an Islamic online news agency, notes that the event has been organized “despite Islam’s strict...

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Common Good Conservatism In Action

Feb 17, 2020 by

by Terry Schilling, First Things: Over the past year, conservatism has changed. At least, the way conservative intellectuals and some politicians talk has changed. Many now speak of orienting our society toward the common good, and about using government power to pursue that good. But has anything really changed within the Republican party? Politics and policy often run a course independent of philosophical debate. Are policymakers ready to go on offense and commit to a different strategy for...

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Push To Legalize Polygamy Uses Same Arguments As Push For Same-Sex Marriage

Feb 17, 2020 by

by Katy Faust and Stacy Manning, The Federalist: The ‘love is love’ strategy was so successful for the gay marriage lobby, why should polygamists reinvent the wheel? “I just came out openly to friends.” “Love is love” and we deserve “equal protection under the law.” We are “not harming anybody.” “The world would be a better place if everybody was more open.” “I am proud of who I am” but I am “rejected by society.” “It’s unhealthy to force people into a choice that might not fit them,”...

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Catholic MP Backs Free Speech as Anglican Bishops Gag Franklin Graham

Feb 17, 2020 by

by Jules Gomes, Church Militant: A leading traditionalist Catholic politician has robustly defended Franklin Graham’s right to freedom of speech and freedom of religion after all seven venues booked by the preacher banned the evangelist from speaking during his forthcoming tour of the United Kingdom. Liberal Anglican bishops had joined hands with anti-Christian secularists and gay activists in attempting to silence Graham by accusing him of peddling hate speech. The Leader of...

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