How can praying in public be a crime?

Nov 3, 2019 by

by Tim Dieppe, The Conservative Woman: CHRISTIAN Hacking may be the first person in modern times to be arrested and prosecuted for praying in a public place in the UK. Hacking, a wheelchair user, was arrested on 8 August 2019 for praying outside a Marie Stopes abortion clinic in Ealing. Police were called when clinic staff reported that two men were praying on the green outside. Hacking continued to pray for mercy for the clinic and others involved. He refused to stop praying so he was...

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The shocking truth: Aborted babies are born alive, and left to die

Nov 1, 2019 by

from LifeSite: Jonathon Van Maren kicks off this week’s episode of The Van Maren Show by reminding his listeners that hundreds of babies born alive during abortion procedures are simply left on their own to die. Jill Stanek joins Van Maren to discuss these horrors as well as those mentioned at the Planned Parenthood baby body parts trial against David Daleiden. Stanek was a nurse in Illinois in 1999 when she discovered that babies born alive after failed abortions were purposefully neglected...

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First arrest and prosecution for praying in public case collapses after bungled police investigation

Nov 1, 2019 by

by Gabriella Swerling, Telegraph: The country’s first arrest and prosecution for praying in public has collapsed following a bungling police investigation. Christian Hacking, 29, was arrested by police after he was seen praying outside an abortion clinic in London earlier this year. Mr Hacking, who uses a wheelchair after breaking his back during a climbing accident, was arrested and carried into a van by police officers after allegedly failing to comply with a Public Spaces Protection Order...

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Supreme Court to consider appeal to abortion prayer vigil ban

Oct 25, 2019 by

By Marcus Jones, Premier: The Supreme Court has received an application to appeal the ban on prayer vigils outside an abortion clinic in west London. Mother Alina Dulgheriu has applied for permission to appeal an Ealing Council PSPO (Public Space Protection Order) that stops people from offering support to women with unwanted pregnancies. Her application follows a Court of Appeal decision which said the ban was legal. The dispute came about after Ealing Council introduced a censorship zone...

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Northern Ireland’s abortion law change is a travesty for devolution

Oct 22, 2019 by

by Melanie McDonagh, Spectator: Short of a miracle, abortion will become legal in Northern Ireland tomorrow [21 October]. It’s a result of a shabby legislative deal back in July, when English parliamentarians amended the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) bill, to override the entire principle of devolution. In other words, the abortion laws of the north of Ireland will be annulled at the say-so of the Westminster parliament and – without a single vote in its assembly or any...

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UK Court Orders Forced Abortion On Woman

Oct 16, 2019 by

from SPUC: UK doctors are to perform a surgical abortion on a woman with learning difficulties without her consent, a Court of Protection judge has ruled. The Court of Protection in London heard how an unidentified woman in her twenties, has the ‘mental capacity of a toddler’ and is believed to be 12 weeks pregnant. The judge has ordered a surgical abortion to be performed on the woman later this week, after hospital bosses urged the court to authorize the termination. Mr Justice Williams has...

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