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At Christian Concern we campaign on a wide range of issues that impact our nation. We want to raise a Christian voice of truth and hope in these areas. If you browse the topics we address you will find information, media, news stories and resources that are available for your use.


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January 9th, 2018 | Other
The government is consulting on ways to regulate highly-addictive gambling machines. A key proposal is to reduce the maximum stake on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBT). The maximum stake is currently £100, allowing people to lose £100 every twenty seconds, or up to £18,000 in one hour.
January 5th, 2018 | Church and State
Christian Legal Centre's Roger Kiska shows how it is still possible to have strong Christian leadership at the heart of European country by looking at the example in Hungary of Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
January 4th, 2018 | Abortion
Britain’s second largest abortion provider has closed its clinic in Belfast, Northern Ireland, meaning that abortions are no longer available in the province outside of NHS hospitals. Bernadette Smyth of the Northern Irish pro-life group Precious Life celebrated the closure of the Marie Stopes International clinic as "a massive prolife victory."
January 4th, 2018 | Education
Schools are to be issued with the first national guidelines on transgender pupils in March. The guidelines are being drafted by the Equalities and Human Rights Commission (ECHR). Tim Dieppe comments on the implications of these guidelines.
December 22nd, 2017 | Abortion, Life and Bioethics
The London Assembly has approved a motion calling for the ban of pro-life pavement counselling and prayer groups from outside abortion clinics. Labour Party Assembly Members Fiona Twycross and Dr Onkar Sahota called on the Mayor to look at existing powers to bar pro-life groups from approaching expectant mothers outside abortion centres.
December 21st, 2017 | Education
All through the past month in the run-up to Christmas we have seen a concerted push across central and devolved government across England, Wales and Scotland for compulsory Sex and Relationships Education of a radically individualistic nature.
December 20th, 2017 | Freedom, Freedom of Speech
A Christian street preacher has been acquitted of using ‘threatening and abusive language’ whilst preaching in Wood Green, London.
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.
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