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Drop flawed Named Person scheme, Scottish Government urged

19th Aug 2019
James Mildred

The Scottish Government has come under fresh pressure to drop its flawed and controversial Named Person policy after an independent panel of experts concluded a key part of it was unworkable.

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Joining the Fray

19th Aug 2019
Stuart Weir

Brexit. Are you pulling your hair out over: the outcome of the vote from three years ago? Over the fact that the Brexiteers didn’t have any plans in place once the shock vote went through?

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God's Ikon

5th Aug 2019
Stuart Weir

All this year I’ve slowly been making a case for the possibility that society could be good.

A Good Society: When we differ

24th Jul 2019
Stuart Weir

How could we ever have a Good Society when there are so many competing voices for how society should be? That is why people reject out of hand the notion of a Good Society.

A Technological Society

17th Jun 2019
Stuart Weir

I feel like we’re sleepwalking. And I’ve got questions…

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Move to opt-out organ donation is a real risk

11th Jun 2019
James Mildred

MSPs are taking a real risk by voting in favour of a new opt-out organ donation system, CARE for Scotland said this evening.

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Sturgeon urged to make buying sex illegal

6th Jun 2019
James Mildred

Nicola Sturgeon has been urged by campaigners to bring in new legislation that would criminalise the purchase of sex in Scotland.

A Good [Online] Society

3rd Jun 2019
Stuart Weir

We live in a cyber age. I pay my bills online. I check my bank account online. I communicate with my friends on social media. I write emails to my MSPs. I set up an online shop for my weekly groceries. I book my tickets to the pictures online.

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Scottish abortion numbers at 10-year high

28th May 2019
James Mildred

Figures released by the NHS Scotland Information Services Division have revealed that the level of abortions in Scotland has hit a 10-year high.  In total, there were 13,286 abortions in 2018, an increase of 843 from 2017. 

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Pro-life group wins recognition from Aberdeen Student Union

28th May 2019
James Mildred

A pro-life group at Aberdeen University has been granted a presence on campus after threatening legal action. 

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