Is Drag Is Drag Queen Story Hour A Cultural Crisis or Not? The Massive Restructuring of the Entire Moral Universe in America

Aug 22, 2019 by

by Albert Mohler: The New York Times recently reported a story that began this way, “Once upon a time at a public library in San Francisco, a drag queen arrived at story time and read to the children she met there.” The story continues as written by Liam Stack, “The children, no strangers to playing make believe, had fun and soon the idea of drag queens hosting story time spread to New York.” As Stack explains, “It was an unconventional idea both for the normally...

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A baby is a gift to be treasured, not a human right

Aug 21, 2019 by

by Ann Farmer, The Conservative Woman: NHS South East London’s leaked policy advice banning single women from accessing IVF has provoked a predictable barrage of criticism. Their statement of unpalatable truth – that ‘Single mothers are generally poorer . . . thereby placing a greater burden on society in general’ has been described as ‘shockingly outdated’ and ‘demeaning’. Telegraph writer Celia Walden, while sympathising with those who cannot have children, as well as single mothers, has...

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Humanist hypocrisy over Christian assemblies

Aug 8, 2019 by

from Christian Concern: Atheistic campaign group Humanists UK is supporting a legal challenge over Christian assemblies at Burford Primary School, Oxfordshire. Atheist parents Lee and Lizanne Harris have been granted permission to bring a judicial review against Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust (ODST), claiming that Biblical re-enactments and praying in assembly are a “breach of their human rights.” The complaint concerns a lack of alternatives to Christian assemblies offered at the school....

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Girl Guides leader to sue chiefs who expelled her after she objected to a controversial policy allowing boys who identify as female to join

Aug 5, 2019 by

by Sanchez Manning, Mailonline: A Girl Guides leader is set to sue the organisation after she was expelled for objecting to the controversial policy allowing boys who identify as female to join. Katie Alcock is launching the landmark case against Girlguiding chiefs claiming that they have discriminated against her beliefs as a feminist. Ms Alcock, who had been a leader for ten years, also fears that the change in the rules could affect child safety. Concern has been raised over biological...

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State schools, collective worship and confused expectations

Aug 5, 2019 by

by Helen Hall, Christian Today: Oxfordshire parents Lee and Lizanne Harris are taking their children’s primary school to court over what they perceive to be discrimination and indoctrination. In short, they object to the religious, Christian content of assemblies, and the lack of educational value in the alternative provision for children whose parents opt out. No doubt there is a complicated story behind the headlines, but one issue at play appears to have been confused expectations on...

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Without children, the future holds no hope

Aug 4, 2019 by

by Will Jones, Faith and Politics: Official figures released this week show that England and Wales are now experiencing their lowest birth rates since records began 80 years ago. The Daily Mail quotes Conservative Woman’s Kathy Gyngell saying it heralds a ‘long-term decline in numbers of babies’ and is a ‘social disaster’. She’s not wrong. Birth rates have been in long term decline since the end of the post-war baby boom, plummeting as the contraception-fuelled 1960s sexual revolution got...

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