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‘Minority stress theory’ to be analysed in UK court for first time in Christian freedom case

An employment tribunal has adjourned the case of Christian social worker, Felix Ngole, so that expert evidence on ‘minority stress theory’ can be submitted and analysed by a UK court for the first time.

14 July 2023   Press Office

NHS provider faces legal action after withdrawing job offer and telling Christian social worker you must: ‘embrace and promote LGBTQ+ rights’

A social worker has taken legal action against a health care provider for the NHS after a job offer was withdrawn following the discovery that he held Christian beliefs on marriage and human sexuality.

9 July 2023   Press Office

Victory for Christian charity as Barclays Bank pay out £20,000 in ‘conversion therapy’ discrimination case

Barclays Bank has been forced to pay-out over £20,000 in compensation plus legal costs after it capitulated to LGBT activists and closed a Christian ministry’s bank account in a case of viewpoint discrimination.

28 June 2023   Press Office

WIN for street preacher reported to Prevent for ‘misgendering’ as judge overturns conviction

Today a Judge has overturned the conviction of a Christian street preacher who was arrested and reported to Prevent for 'misgendering' a member of the public. 

9 March 2023   Press Office

First street preacher arrested and reported to counter-terrorism for ‘misgendering’ to appeal conviction

A Christian lettings agent who became the first street preacher to be prosecuted and reported to counter-terrorism for alleged ‘misgendering’, is set to appeal his conviction this week at Leeds Crown Court.

7 March 2023   Press Office

Maya Forstater to give expert evidence in teacher ‘misgendering’ case

Maya Forstater, who won a landmark legal case over the freedom to say that individuals cannot change their biological sex, is set to give expert evidence at a hearing involving a teacher who faces losing their career for allegedly ‘misgendering.’ 

25 February 2023   Press Office

Synod member reported to police for ‘hate crime’ for campaigning against Queer Theory and sexualisation of children

The Bishop of Coventry has capitulated to pressure from LGBT campaigners by reporting a lay member of the Church of England’s general synod to the police for an alleged ‘hate crime.’

1 February 2023   Press Office

Christian teacher faces losing career for alleged ‘misgendering’ and critiquing Islam on YouTube

This week, the Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA) is seeking to remove a high-performing Christian teacher from the profession for allegedly ‘misgendering’ a pupil who self-identified as a ‘boy’.

11 January 2023   Press Office

Christian nurse sacked for wearing cross necklace wins legal case

In a landmark ruling, an Employment Tribunal has ruled that an NHS Trust harassed and directly discriminated against a Christian nurse for wearing a cross necklace at work.

5 January 2022   Press Office

Free-speech defender capitulates in face of Oxford student protest

An Oxford college led by the former chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has reportedly capitulated to student activism by ‘apologising’ for hosting a Christian conference.

22 September 2021   Press Office

Victory for Scottish church leaders as judge rules government acted unconstitutionally when criminalising gathered worship

In an historic judgment, today a judge has ruled that the Scottish Ministers' decision to ban and criminalise gathered church worship during the current lockdown was unconstitutional and a disproportionate interference of Article 9 ECHR rights.

24 March 2021   Press Office

Scottish Ministers to face judicial review over lockdown church closures

The Scottish ministers’ policy banning gathered church worship is set to face a full judicial review following a challenge from 27 Scottish church leaders.

12 February 2021   Press Office

Scottish church leaders launch legal action over ‘unlawful’ closures and criminalisation of public worship

A group of Scottish church leaders has launched a claim for judicial review over the Scottish Minsters’ unprecedented decision to close churches and criminalise public worship during the current lockdown.

29 January 2021   Press Office

Christian convert fears for his life due to anti-Christian bias in Home Office

A Christian asylum seeker who faces the prospect of imprisonment, torture and separation from his English wife and child because of his faith has re-launched his bid for asylum to the Home Office. Mr Reza Karkah, 38 from Bradford, has good reason to believe he would be executed by authorities and exposed to vigilante violence ...

16 February 2020   Press Office

Christian Concern responds to Conservative manifesto

The Conservative manifesto, released over the weekend, contains no policy proposals on liberalising abortion, gender self-declaration, or no-fault divorce. This sets the Conservatives apart from the other two main parties, both of which have extreme proposals on abortion and gender self-declaration, and both of which propose to introduce unilateral destruction of families through no-fault divorce. ...

28 November 2019   Press Office

Unique resource explores spread of Christian faith in Britain since the Reformation

Academics and Christians with an interest in the spread of the Christian faith in Britain since the Reformation are to be offered a unique resource following the launch tomorrow (Thursday 29 June) of the first volume in a new four-volume work.

28 June 2017   Press Office

University accused of ‘appalling double standards’ over LGBT, Islam and Christian beliefs

A Christian student has accused Sheffield University of "appalling double standards" in its decision to expel him from a social work course after he expressed his Christian beliefs on Facebook. Felix Ngole, 39, of Barnsley, made the accusation after new evidence was submitted to a Judicial Review hearing today (Tuesday 3 October) at the High Court in London.

3 October 2017   Press Office

Core Issues Trust Statement on Proposed Restrictions on Therapy for Unwanted Same-Sex Attractions

Core Issues Trust provides a space for individuals to safely explore their sexual attraction fluidity issues. Clients have different goals, and as with any therapeutic process, outcomes vary. Some clients, seeking viable and meaningful relationships with the opposite sex, find the capacity for that.

2 July 2018   Press Office

No such crime as ‘homophobia’, says judge, awarding damages to Christian market trader

After 15 years of selling watches and mobile phone cases at his stall at Chichester market, Steve Loha had his licence revoked with immediate effect after a customer complained that he was offered an “offensive” Christian cartoon tract in May 2017.However, in a judgment delivered on Friday 20th July in Chichester County Court, a judge has found that Mr Loha’s removal was illegal.

26 July 2018   Press Office
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