Tim Farron: Why I put Christ ahead of my career

Aug 8, 2019 by

by Sam Hailes, Premier Christianity. It’s two years since Tim Farron was caught up in the mother of all media furores. The then leader of the Liberal Democrats hoped the 2017 general election campaign would be an opportunity to make the case for remaining inside the EU. Instead, the media became fixated on repeatedly asking him one very specific question. “Do you believe gay sex is a sin?” Farron was asked over and over again – in almost every interview he gave for weeks on end. Initially, he...

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Terrorists spread the war against Christians online

Aug 4, 2019 by

by Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack, The Conservative Woman: CREDIT where it is due: Muslim extremists are nothing if not creative. ISIS have used the internet as an effective recruiting and propaganda tool. To most of us their productions are in the ‘horror’ category, but they struck a chord with young impressionable Western-born Muslims who were persuaded to reject liberal Western values of free speech and individual rights in favour of head chopping, flogging and burkas. ISIS have used fake news...

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“We Really Really Tried.” A 2017 Letter from GIDS Clinicians Ignored by The Guardian

Jul 28, 2019 by

from Transgender Trend: In today’s Observer, sister paper to the Guardian, there is an article about the current controversies surrounding Tavistock GIDS, and the concerns expressed by current and former GIDS clinicians and senior members of staff over the past few months. It has been a great disappointment to many on the Left that the Guardian has been largely silent on this issue. But two GIDS clinicians, one former and one current, sent a letter to the Guardian back in 2017 to alert them to...

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Conscientious parents now guilty of ‘extremism’?

Jul 20, 2019 by

by Carys Moseley, Christian Concern: Last Monday in an interview for BBC Panorama’s documentary ‘Sex Education: The LGBT debate in schools’, Sara Khan, the government-appointed Lead Commissioner for Countering Extremism, attacked the parents in Birmingham who have been protesting LGBT indoctrination in primary schools in England, saying they are guilty of ‘extremism’. Although most of the vocal protesters have been Muslims, she aimed her attack equally at Christian and Jewish parents who have...

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Man who gave birth loses anonymity in his bid to be registered as father on birth certificate

Jul 19, 2019 by

from Sky News: Freddy McConnell, who was legally registered as male at the time of the birth, does not want to be recorded as the child’s mother. A parent thought to be the first transgender man seeking to be named as father rather than mother on his child’s birth certificate has lost his bid to keep his identity secret. Following an appeal from a number of national newspaper editors, Freddy McConnell’s anonymity in his legal case has been lifted. Mr McConnell, 32, a...

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The press must be free to criticise Islam

Jul 13, 2019 by

by Tom Slater, spiked: The Muslim Council of Britain’s new report on the media is highly questionable. What do the Daily Mail Australia, Joanna Lumley and the BBC’s Bodyguard drama have in common? Well, according to a new report by the Muslim Council of Britain, they have all misrepresented, generalised about or otherwise showed bias towards Muslims and / or Islam. The MCB’s new Centre for Media Monitoring has analysed almost 11,000 articles, news clips and TV shows this quarter, and the...

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