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September 2020
News > Society

Christian Legal Centre supports father ‘brutally’ dragged by police from sick daughter’s hospital bedside

Disturbing police bodycam footage shows officers dragging a father away from his sick daughter’s hospital bedside. The father – a long serving NHS respiratory consultant – was arrested after refusing to leave when told his daughter’s life support should be switched off. Dr Rashid Abbasi, 58, had a heart attack outside his daughter’s hospital…

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March 2020
News > Religious liberty

Complaint to be reconsidered against judge in Christian nurse dismissal case

A complaint will be ‘reconsidered’ against the judge who oversaw the tribunal case of a Christian nurse dismissed for sharing her faith with patients. An original complaint against Judge Martin Kurrein was initially dismissed, but following further legal action it will now be ‘reconsidered’. The complaint has been made by the Christian Legal Centre,…

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November 2019
News > Society

Court says Bible verse is ‘incompatible with human dignity’

In a shocking decision, an employment tribunal has ruled that a Christian doctor’s belief in Genesis 1:27 is ‘incompatible with human dignity’. Dr David Mackereth told his employer he would not use transgender pronouns as people’s chosen sex as it went against his Christian faith. He then claimed his employer – the Department for…

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September 2019
News > Religious liberty > Society

Christian Legal Centre wins Sunday service battle with NHS

The Christian Legal Centre has won a year-long battle with the National Health Service to have appropriate Sunday worship services offered at a medium security mental health unit. The John Howard Centre in East London is a facility for people with a mental health problem who have been arrested, who are on remand or…

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August 2019
News > Ethics > Society

Christian doctor in court over his refusal to use transgender pronouns

An experienced doctor has appeared at Birmingham Employment Tribunal after he was sacked for refusing to use transgender pronouns. Dr David Mackereth, 56, had been an A&E doctor for 26 years in the NHS. But he lost his job doing assessments for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) because he refused to identify…

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August 2019
News > Religious liberty

Free speech victory for Christian social worker student

A Christian has won his appeal at court, after he was thrown off his university course for posting on Facebook that homosexuality is a sin. Felix Ngole, aged 39, was removed from a postgraduate social work course at the University of Sheffield in 2016 after posting the online comment. Judges overturned a previous court…

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June 2019
News > Religious liberty

Christian school worker sacked for Facebook posts questioning sex education

A Christian school worker is to challenge a Gloucestershire school academy’s decision to dismiss her for gross misconduct. Kristie Higgs was dismissed after she shared two Facebook posts that raised concerns about Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) at another school in the same village, her own child’s Church of England Primary School. Kristie, mother…

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