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1,600 call on PM to protect Down’s syndrome babies from abortion in NI

11 February 2020

More than 1,600 people have signed an letter to the Prime Minister, urging him not to allow abortion to be permitted in Northern Ireland for babies with Down’s syndrome.

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Why the BMA should remain opposed to assisted suicide

11 February 2020

The British Medical Association (BMA) is currently consulting its members on the issue of assisted suicide and what the position of the BMA on the issue should be. The poll will close…

Marriage and Family
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Peers challenge Government Divorce Bill

7 February 2020

The Government’s Divorce Bill had its second reading in the House of Lords this week, where it faced significant opposition from Peers who highlighted the ways it would undermine marriage and disempower…

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Palliative care doctors call for doctors to remain opposed to assisted suicide

6 February 2020

A large group of prominent palliative care doctors have called on the British Medical Association (BMA) to remain opposed to assisted suicide. The BMA is the doctors' trade union body.

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GB health bodies call for no restriction on abortion up to 24 weeks in Northern Ireland

6 February 2020

Health bodies in Great Britain have issued a joint recommendation that Northern Ireland's new abortion framework should have no restrictions up to 24 weeks gestation.

Marriage and Family
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Divorce bill needs to be changed to treat both parties equally

5 February 2020

Today the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill (HL) will have its Second Reading in the Lords. This is the first serious opportunity for Peers to consider the Government’s bill to introduce ‘no-fault’…

Religious Liberty
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New funding for places of worship in Scotland to help improve security

3 February 2020

Places of worship in Scotland will soon be able to bid for funding from the Scottish Government to improve their security.

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Press Release: Belfast City Council to Debate New Motion on Gambling Related Harms

3 February 2020

The spotlight will once again be shone on the challenge of problem gambling across Northern Ireland when Belfast City Council debate a new motion on the issue later today (Monday, 3 February).…

Religious Liberty
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Council of Europe passes resolution protecting religious freedom in the workplace

31 January 2020

On Wednesday the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe passed a resolution on the protection of freedom of religion and belief (FoRB) in the workplace.