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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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May 4th, 2018 | Religious Freedom
This week saw Ashers Baking Company bringing their case to the UK Supreme Court. The bakery is appealing against the ruling that by declining to decorate a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan, they were breaking the law.
April 27th, 2018 | Abortion
27 April 2018, marks 50 years since the implementation of the Abortion Act (1967). In that time more than 9 million babies have lost their lives through abortion in the United Kingdom. It truly is a national tragedy, yet sadly one to which many continue to turn blind eye. In this reflection, Regan King looks at the abc's of abortion over the past 50 years and dedicates this to the memory of the 9 million and more babies who have been aborted since 1967. 
April 27th, 2018 | Abortion
The Scottish Liberal Democrat Party (SLDP) Spring Conference has unveiled a string of pro-abortion policies that it will call upon the Scottish Government to adopt. Regan King comments on what the proposals are and shows why they are so wrong.
April 20th, 2018 | Life and Bioethics
Christian Legal Centre’s chief executive, Andrea Minichiello Williams explains why Alfie Evans – and the Christian Legal Centre’s efforts to help him – are so important.
April 20th, 2018 | Islam
Last month, Canadian journalist Lauren Southern was detained for six hours under Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 when she attempted to visit the UK. She was questioned about her Christian faith and criticism of Islam. She was subsequently banned from entering the UK and others have similarly been denied entry. Tim Dieppe expresses concern that criticism of Allah or being anti-Islamisation are cited as reasons why a person’s values are a threat to our society. 
April 19th, 2018 | Church and State
Roger Kiska comments on the systematic rejection of visa applications for Christians seeking to study in theological institutions or who are seeking refuge from war-torn countries. Commenting on cases handled by the Christian Legal Centre, Kiska says: "Christian ministries providing invaluable outreach to segments of the UK population in need, are being targeted and punished despite their best intentions to follow the letter of the law in relation to issuing visas."
April 13th, 2018 | Abortion, Life and Bioethics
In an unprecedented authoritarian move of illiberal totalitarianism, Ealing Council have introduced a 'buffer zone' banning pro-life pavement counsel and prayer from outside Marie Stopes on Mattock Lane. Is this really about safety and protecting mothers? If that is what is intended, it certainly will not be the consequence. Regan King comments.
April 12th, 2018 | Education
The government announced this week that they will drop plans to register and inspect out-of-school settings in response to a call for evidence on the proposal. These inspections could have included church youth groups, Sunday schools, and other church youth programmes. The government has now abandoned these plans which is a significant step to preserve Christian freedoms.
April 3rd, 2018 | Church and State
Asserting that Christians need to develop a cultural theology grounded in the Bible, Dr. Joseph Boot has addressed what he calls 'Churchianity' in a series of articles for Christian Concern. Here in the final instalment of this series, he draws an important distinction between piety and pietism and warns of the consequences of Christians retreating from public engagement. Boot calls for a recovery of faith and practice that permeates every element of our society.
April 3rd, 2018 | Church and State
Having introduced to us the idea of 'churchianity' as a problematic mindset among many modern evangelicals, Dr. Joseph Boot explores the philosophical foundations behind this phenomenon in this fifth of six articles.
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