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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Jordan Peterson has had his visiting fellowship at Cambridge University rescinded over a picture of him with someone wearing a T-shirt with the slogan “I’m a Proud Islamaphobe” [sic].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.
Back in November, Christian Concern brought you the news that mother, Izzy Montague, was one of several parents to challenge her child’s primary school for forcing children as young as five to participate in an event celebrating gay pride. Now, Izzy has launched a legal challenge over how her son’s school treated her after making the complaint.
March 25th, 2019 |
The Welsh Government is currently consulting on its own draft guidelines on Relationships and Sex Education. We have put together a guide for how you can respond below. The closing date is Monday 1st of April 2019.
March 22nd, 2019 | Church and State, Freedom
In a three-part series, Dr Joe Boot (Wilberforce Academy, Ezra Institute for Contemporary Christianity) argues that liberal democracy – the dominant view in political philosophy - is a form of heresy springing from beliefs that should not be held by Christians. In part three, Dr Boot looks at today’s model of liberal democracy and asks: will we stand with liberal-democratic heresy, or will we make our stand with Christ?
On Monday, lawyers from the Christian Legal Centre will give evidence before the highest court of the European Union on the case of ‘One of Us’, a pro-life federation which previously challenged the court to stop EU funding of the destruction of human embryos. But their bid was rejected because the court did "not like the subject matter". Please pray for Monday’s court case, that the EU court would protect and uphold the lives of unborn babies.
March 21st, 2019 | Church and State, Freedom
In a three-part series, Dr Joe Boot (Wilberforce Academy, Ezra Institute for Contemporary Christianity) argues that liberal democracy – the dominant view in political philosophy - is a form of heresy springing from beliefs that should not be held by Christians. In part two, Dr Boot looks at the origins of liberal democracy and how it has evolved to shape today’s political philosophy.
March 20th, 2019 | Church and State, Freedom
In a three-part series, Dr Joe Boot (Wilberforce Academy, Ezra Institute for Contemporary Christianity) argues that liberal democracy – the dominant view in political philosophy - is a form of heresy springing from beliefs that should not be held by Christians. In part one, Dr Boot looks at authority – what is a Christian understanding of knowledge and how does it help us assess differing views of political life?
March 19th, 2019 | Education, Freedom, Religious Freedom
With Parliament recently approving the government’s new guidelines on Relationships and Sex Education – which will come into force from 2020 – the Christian Legal Centre’s Roger Kiska explains why the State has an obligation to provide education "to support the promotion of values which are in harmony with and respect the rights of families with faith backgrounds."
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