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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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April 12th, 2019 | Freedom, Freedom of Speech
Another day in court: another assault on our Christian beliefs. Andrea Williams comments on the important case of Felix Ngole and how it shows that key Christian freedoms are at stake: an alignment to LGBT ideology is cutting many people out of public life.
April 12th, 2019 | Abortion, Life and Bioethics
New draft guidelines designed to speed up the abortion process were published today by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). They advise that women should be able to book an abortion without seeing a GP or having counselling. Tim Dieppe discusses the dangers of introducing these new guidelines.
April 11th, 2019 | Family, Family and Sexual Ethics
Rebekah Moffett, communications officer at Christian Concern, comments on the recent findings by the think tank, Centre for Social Justice, which have revealed that the UK is a ‘world leader’ in family breakdown.
April 10th, 2019 | End of life, Life and Bioethics
Last month, the Royal College of Physicians announced that it would drop its formal stance of opposition to assisted suicide and adopt a neutral stance on the subject. Now, several top committee members have resigned following the controversial move. Tim Dieppe comments on the controversial process involved in their change of stance.
April 9th, 2019 | Family, Family and Sexual Ethics
The UK government has announced that divorce laws in England and Wales are to be overhauled for the first time in nearly 50 years, in another move to undermine the nature of marriage.
April 5th, 2019 | Abortion, Life and Bioethics
Representing Christian Concern, Carys Moseley was invited to give oral evidence at the Human Resource and Social Development Committee of the Parliament of Jamaica at the end of March 2019. Here, she explains what Jamaica can learn from the legalisation of abortion in Britain and how Britain could learn from Jamaica about standing up for the sanctity of life.
April 4th, 2019 | Freedom, Freedom of Speech
In a victory for freedom of speech, Britain’s ‘most arrested’ street preacher, Mike Overd, has walked free from conviction after his fifth prosecution.
On Wednesday 27 March, Parliament approved the new draft regulations for Relationships and Sex Education (RSE), which will promote LGBT lifestyles to children as young as five. The Christian Legal Centre’s Roger Kiska looks at the problem of RSE in schools across the country, including the case of Izzy Montague, and argues that “the battle for our children is upon us.”
March 28th, 2019 | Freedom, Freedom of Speech, Islam
Jordan Peterson has had his visiting fellowship at Cambridge University rescinded over a picture of him with someone wearing a T-shirt with the slogan “I’m a Proud Islamaphobe” [sic]. Does this mean that Jordan Peterson is an Islamophobe? What is an Islamophobe, and should any one accused of Islamophobia be barred from university? Tim Dieppe discusses what happened and what it shows about Jordan Peterson and Cambridge University.
On Monday 25 March, the question of the European Commission’s rejection of the most supported European Citizens’ Initiative in history came before the highest court in Europe. With the support of nearly 2 million EU citizens, ‘One of Us’ called for an end to EU funds being spent on oversees abortions and research, however its proposals were rejected purely because the Commission had an opposing ideological view.
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