CI News: 7 May 2020

May 7, 2020 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: The High Court has heard the crucial case of a Christian adoption agency, a woman challenges healthcare watchdog over abortion guidelines, and a trade union urges the Government not to relax Sunday trading hours. You can download the video via this link. Featured stories Ofsted savaged at High Court for saying Christian groups should keep out of the public square Woman launches legal case against care watchdog over abortion guidance...

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CI News: 1 May 2020

May 1, 2020 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: Warwickshire Council drops its controversial ‘trans toolkit’, the Northern Ireland Attorney General accuses Westminster of exceeding its powers over abortion law, and girl who was told she would never walk is helping to raise funds for the NHS. You can download the video via this link. Featured stories Warwickshire council axes more controversial trans guidance Scotland hate crime Bill risks free speech NI Attorney General: ‘UK Govt exceeded...

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Sunak rejects church leaders’ call to bar tax-haven firms from bailouts

Apr 28, 2020 by

by Rupert Neate, Guardian: Letter signed by ex-archbishop said some large corporations ‘continue to avoid responsibility’. The government has dismissed a proposal from church leaders for companies that avoid paying UK taxes by routing “huge profits” through tax havens to be barred from taxpayer-funded coronavirus bailouts and support packages. Senior members of the clergy including the former archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said that while vulnerable people were “paying the price” of...

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CI News: 24 April 2020

Apr 24, 2020 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: The Lord Chancellor says the Government has no plans to legalise assisted suicide, likely changes to gender recognition law are announced, and Christian songwriters are using lockdown to share worship online. You can download the video via this link. Featured stories Lord Chancellor: ‘No plans to change assisted suicide law’ Govt trans announcement ‘leaves unanswered questions’ US LGBT activists oppose Christian-run COVID-19 field hospital...

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CI News: 17 April 2020

Apr 17, 2020 by

In the news this week: Explicit sex ed materials are dropped following an intervention by The Christian Institute, a ban on using credit cards to gamble comes into force, and a footballer-turned-pastor reveals how he came to Christ. You can download the video via this link. Featured stories Warwickshire Council drops explicit sex-ed policy after CI intervention CI reveals NHS website condones underage sex Gambling credit card ban now in force Female prison staff raped by men claiming to be...

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CI News: 9 April 2020

Apr 9, 2020 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: A Christian minister ‘humiliated’ over a marriage event launches legal action, the husband of a disabled woman says vulnerable people should not be denied life-saving treatment, and a baby who had pioneering in-womb surgery celebrates her first birthday. You can download the video via this link. Featured stories Christian minister humiliated by hotel over marriage event takes legal action Coronavirus: ‘Don’t brush away the lives of the...

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