Urge your MP to oppose plans to decriminalise abortion

Jul 4, 2020 by

from Christian Concern: The UK’s largest abortion provider, BPAS (the British Pregnancy Advisory Service), has announced that an amendment to the Domestic Abuse Bill will be tabled next week, which will seek to decriminalise abortion in England and Wales up to 28 weeks. The amendment would allow abortion on demand for any reason, including sex-selective abortion, to be carried out with virtually no legal safeguards. It would also leave no legal restrictions on where abortions can be performed,...

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LGBT activist thinks he has a plan to stop UK parents from withdrawing kids from sex-ed

Jul 4, 2020 by

by Paul Smeaton, LifeSite: A video has emerged of prominent UK LGBT activist Peter Tatchell saying that forcing parents to pick their children up from school would be an effective way to stop them from exercising their right to withdraw children from sex education lessons. A video clip reportedly from a 2018 “Pride debate” showing Tatchell discussing the UK government’s new sex education plans was posted to Twitter earlier this week. “On the issue on relationships and sex education in schools,...

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The rise of woke segregationism

Jul 4, 2020 by

by Joanna Williams, spiked: Segregation is back, only this time it’s woke. Incredibly, while most of us look at Apartheid South Africa or Jim Crow-era America with unalloyed horror, today’s radicals see something to emulate. Not so long ago, the idea of a university that took account of race when considering student admissions, academic hires and even the content of the curriculum would have been thought abhorrent in the UK; now just such a plan is backed by the University College Union (UCU)...

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Massachusetts city approves polyamory, the inevitable consequence of gay ‘marriage’

Jul 4, 2020 by

by Jonathon Van Maren, LifeSite: Once we start redefining marriage, ‘those redefinitions have no principled stopping point.’ Earlier this year, a Utah Republican put forward a bill to decriminalize polygamy, receiving unanimous consent almost immediately from a key Senate committee. At the time, I noted that this was unsurprising: Once marriage was redefined and placed in a panoply of morally acceptable romantic arrangements, it was only a matter of time before the number of...

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The closure of churches is a threat to our human rights

Jul 3, 2020 by

by David Hathaway, Premier: I believe there are clear reasons why church leaders must challenge the government over its treatment of churches during this pandemic. For 2,000 years the Church has been subjected to attempts to stop or control us by kings, governments and people, resulting in persecution, suffering, martyrdom and, in my case, imprisonment. The worship of God, while it can be done individually (as I found out when I was in prison in the 1970s for bringing bibles into the Soviet...

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CI News: 3 July 2020

Jul 3, 2020 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: The Court of Appeal grants a judicial review of DIY abortions, the Scottish Government is criticised for opening pubs before churches, and a library has cancelled a drag queen story hour for children after parents objected.You can download the video via this link. Featured stories Court of Appeal to hear DIY abortions case against Govt MSP criticises Scot Govt for ‘prioritising pints over prayers’ Pro-trans surgeon: ‘Give men wombs so they...

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