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November 2017
News > Ethics

Action against abortion continues

In 1967 — 50 years ago — the UK Abortion Act was passed by Parliament. It was passed in October 1967 and came into effect in April 1968. Since then, although some are pushing for even more liberal legislation, increasing numbers of ordinary people are calling for a radical reversal. Since 1967, according to…

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August 2017
News > Ethics

Ethics – New UK abortion bill

Baroness Nicholson, a former director of the Save the Children Foundation, and a former member of the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Human Rights, has secured a first reading of her Abortion (Foetus Protection) Bill. The bill is trying to bring the abortion time limit in line with the median for most European…

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August 2017
News > Ethics

Ethics – Astonishing BMA vote

The British Medical Association’s vote to decriminalise abortion has been slammed by Andrea Williams, chief executive of Christian Concern. Earlier this summer, the British Medical Association (BMA) held a vote at its annual meeting, in which it voted in favour of decriminalising abortion. As a result, the organisation will adopt a pro-abortion stance as…

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August 2017
News > Ethics

Ethics – Abortion in Northern Ireland

In June 2017, all three judges in Belfast’s Court of Appeal ruled that Northern Ireland’s (NI) current abortion law was not incompatible with human rights. NI’s laws on abortion are stricter than those in England and Wales. This came as a result of pro-choice campaigners, riding on the coat-tails of popular opinion, given the…

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Article

March 2000
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Is it worth dying for anything?

Life is very precious, and to give one's life for a cause is the greatest sacrifice we can make. But is it worth it? It depends upon what is at stake. We admire the fireman who risks his life in the course of duty to save others. Even more do we sing the praise…

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Article

May 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

The brevity of life

When I was a child, I thought there were three types people in the world - the aged, the young adults and the children. Or to put it in my childish thought-pattern then - our grandparents, our parents and us. To my young mind, things were meant to remain that way for ever. But,…

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