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December 15th, 2017 | Education, Sexual Orientation
This Advent season three news stories have surfaced of the idea of ‘gender identity’ being pushed onto children of primary school age. This is part of a non-stop campaign of normalising gender dysphoria in the United Kingdom.
December 15th, 2017 | Church and State
The Rector of one of London’s largest churches has said his first question to the new Bishop of London will be whether they will “declare as sin what God calls sin.”
December 14th, 2017 | Education
Ofsted released their annual report this week, which made a point of criticising faith schools. Ofsted’s Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, also criticised faith schools in a speech at the launch of the report. Tim Dieppe points out that Christian schools are not to blame and Ofsted need to recognise that the worst examples they cite are from Islamic schools.
This past Monday, the Christian Legal Centre’s Roger Kiska presented a paper at the Human Rights, Law & Religion: Flashpoints symposium held by the Centre for Conflict, Rights & Justice at the University of Nottingham School of Law. He presented on the growing legal conflict between freedom of religion, sexual orientation and gender identity.
Carys Moseley reports that the Welsh Assembly has become the first legislature in the western world to ban an elected politician from speaking for criticising transgender identification. Gareth Bennett from UKIP criticised the UK government’s proposals to amend the Gender Recognition Act to make changing gender easier.
Lord Pearson of Rannoch has said that that he fears that telling other people about Christianity could soon become a hate crime. In an interview with Premier Radio, Lord Pearson said that free speech is being eroded by hate crime legislation. Read more.
December 13th, 2017 |
The House of Commons Home Affairs Committee has met to investigate claims of harassment and intimidation of women outside abortion clinics. Chaired by Yvette Cooper (Labour), the Committee received oral evidence from representatives of Ealing Council, BPAS, and Marie Stopes who have all called for the establishment of buffer zones.
Joshua Sutcliffe is taking his employers - an Oxfordshire school and its headmaster - to an Employment Tribunal, after accusations of gross misconduct by ‘misgendering’ a ‘transgender’ student. Read more.
December 8th, 2017 | Freedom, Freedom of Speech
A Christian street preacher has had his conviction for using ‘threatening and discriminatory language’ whilst preaching in Lincoln overturned by the Crown Court.
December 8th, 2017 | Freedom, Freedom of Speech
In recent months, there has been a proliferation of new legal cases where Christian business owners are being sued for refusing to provide services based on conscience grounds. These cases often relate to same-sex weddings or the promotion of messages supporting marriage redefinition.
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