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Porn sites age verification moves a step closer

12th Dec 2018
James Mildred

The introduction of age verification (AV) on pornographic websites moved a step closer late last night after Peers approved key regulations which are needed to ensure Part 3 of the Digital Economy Act comes into force.

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God & My Mobile: Keeping the faith in a digital world

11th Dec 2018
Rachael Adams

We live in an age of massive technological developments and it can be hard to think through a Christian response to these realities. From smartphones to iPads and tablets, technology now dominates our lives as never before.

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CARE welcomes live sports gambling ads ban on BBC Radio Derby

11th Dec 2018
Rachael Adams

CARE's UK Director Gareth Davies speak to BBC Radio Derby about the Remote Gambling Association's decision to ban betting adverts around live sporting events. The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) which includes major gambling firms like Paddy Power,

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Peers set to debate porn sites age-verification

11th Dec 2018
Rachael Adams

Today the House of Lords are set to debate crucial online safety measures pertaining to the Digital Economy Act.

BLOG: Christianity and Human Rights

10th Dec 2018
Gordon Macdonald

Seventy years ago, the United Nations formally adopted the Universal Declaration on Human Rights (UDHR) on 10 December 1948 in Paris. Under the remarkable leadership of Elanor Roosevelt, the outcome was a document which has stood the test of time.

BLOG: Prostitution as a Human Right?

10th Dec 2018
Stuart Weir

Today it should be a human right to not be in prostitution.

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BLOG: Why the Government’s divorce proposals are bad for children

7th Dec 2018
James Mildred

One of the main aims the Government has given for their proposals to radically alter divorce law in England and Wales by introducing ‘no fault’ divorce is to reduce the negative impact of divorce on children.

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Role of victim support crucial to prosecuting modern slavery successfully

7th Dec 2018
James Mildred

A new report has found that we cannot effectively address trafficking nor convict traffickers if we do not look after the victims.

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Why is British aid money being used to fund illegal abortions?

7th Dec 2018
James Mildred

Prominent pro-life campaigner Lord Alton has raised serious questions about the role of the UK in funding illegal abortions overseas and is calling for an urgent  inquiry to take place.

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BLOG: Government divorce proposals undermine marriage

6th Dec 2018
Jonathan Williams

With Brexit dominating the news agenda, it may seem as if the current debate about the Withdrawal Agreement is the Government’s sole focus.

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Gambling firms announce whistle-to-whistle sport betting ads ban

6th Dec 2018
James Mildred

Some of the UK’s largest gambling firms have reached a voluntary agreement to ban betting ads around live sporting events.

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Bookies caught letting under 18’s gamble on FOBTs

5th Dec 2018
Rachael Adams

An undercover investigation has found that bookies are not enforcing the law on gambling, by letting under-18s bet on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTS).

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