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August 2017
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Ethics – Charlie Gard dilemma

The mother of a baby with a similar condition to Charlie Gard has urged his parents to never give up on their battle to save their son. According to a report in the Evening Standard (11 July), Eman Muhammad, 33, was told her baby girl, Mira, had a rare genetic condition and would not…

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Ethics – Pregnancy advice centre

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August 2017
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Ethics – Pregnancy advice centre

Sheffield is getting a new Christian pregnancy advice centre (PAC) to help women with the difficult decisions they need to make about their pregnancies. The aims of the Sheffield PAC are to save the lives of babies, minimise regret among women and present a Christian worldview for life. Things have been busy behind the…

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July 2017
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Ethics – Gay cake hearing set for October

Northern Irish bakers at the centre of the ‘gay cake’ legal controversy have been granted the right to take their appeal to the UK Supreme Court in October 2017. The ‘gay cake’ case is to go before judges sitting in the highest court in the land, to consider a possible appeal by the Belfast-based…

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July 2017
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Ethics – Teenage pregnancies fall

Sexual health service cuts have contributed, surprisingly to some, to a fall in teenage pregnancies across the UK. Between 1999 and 2010, the government ran a teenage pregnancy strategy, which handed out contraceptives and provide sex and relationships education. When funding for this was cut in 2010, critics warned this would have a direct…

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June 2017
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Ethics – Man becomes ‘elf’

Argentine Luis Padron, 25, has spent the equivalent of £25,000 on trans surgery, enlisting the help of top surgeons to turn himself into an ‘elf’. The man, who says he considers himself ‘trans-species’, has had liposuction on his jaw, a nose job, full body hair removal and operations to change his eye colour. This is…

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June 2017
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Ethics – Tim Farron hounded

British people back the right of politicians to say ‘gay sex is a sin’, a survey from the Christian Institute has found. The survey was in response to the public backlash facing Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron, who was hounded for his views on homosexuality, after he was felt to have been ‘evasive’ on…

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June 2017
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Ethics – Transgender rape

A man who self-declared as a woman has been charged with two counts of rape against a man. Katie Brannen, formerly Gavin Brannen, of Newcastle, is set to face trial in December 2017. According to reports in The Independent, Brannen appeared in Newcastle Crown Court accused of two offences of rape, after allegedly attacking…

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June 2017
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Shocking disclosures for Christian churches

Churches in England, Scotland, South Africa and Zimbabwe have been left reeling by several devastating disclosures within the last few months. These forcibly remind us that every professing Christian must truly have been born again and strive to live close to Christ in holiness of life, lest we bring dishonour upon our Saviour and…

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