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Mark Baillie speaks to Belfast Newsletter: ‘Others must follow NI lead on sex laws’

16th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

Mark Baillie, CARE's Northern Ireland Policy Officer spoke to the Belfast Newsletter about how the Republic of Ireland has followed Northern Irelands' lead in passing a bill to make it illegal for people to pay for sex and how this will have a crucia

Scotland Could Become ‘Sex-Tourism’ Destination

15th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

In a landmark decision, the Republic of Ireland has followed Northern Ireland’s example by passing a law that criminalises the purchase of sex.

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Gordon Macdonald writes for The Scotsman on Proposals to Change the Organ Donation System in Scotland

10th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

Gordon Macdonald, CARE for Scotland's Parliamentary Officer penned an article for The Scotsman, focusing on why changing Scotland's current laws on organ donation to one of 'presumed consent' leads to ethical dilemmas. 

Gordon Macdonald on STV News & BBC News to talk about Assisted Suicide

13th Jan 2017
Rachael Adams

Gordon Macdonald, CARE for Scotland's Policy Officer was on both STV evening news and BBC News to talk about Assisted Suicide.

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Gordon Macdonald on STV News - "Majority of human trafficking victims are sexually exploited"

13th Jan 2017
Rachael Adams

CARE for Scotland's Policy Officer, Gordon Macdonald, was quoted on STV News about the latest NCA data, which shows that the majority of human trafficking victims in Scotland are sexually exploited.

Gordon Macdonald writes for The Scotsman - "The message of Christmas reminds us to look after one another"

16th Dec 2016
Rachael Adams

Gordon Macdonald, CARE's Scotland Policy Officer writes for The Scotsman about how the message of Christmas reminds us to look after one another.

Nola Leach speaks to Christian Today

29th Nov 2016
Rachael Adams

Nola Leach, CARE's CEO, speaks to Christian Today about the problems posed by Nicola Sturgeon's plans for Scotland to offer free abortions to Northern Irish women. Nola warns that the proposals offer a "very disturbing constitutional precedent".

Supreme Court rules against Named Person scheme!

28th Jul 2016
Chris Buttenshaw

In a stunning victory for campaigners – including CARE – judges at the UK Supreme Court today said the Scottish Government’s Named Person scheme is in contravention of human rights.  CARE participated in the Judicial Review, which was led by the Chri

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New anti-trafficking powers come into force in Scotland

30th May 2016
James Mildred

Key parts of the Scottish Government’s Human Trafficking and Exploitation Act come into force today (Tuesday, May 31).

2016 Election results

9th May 2016
James Mildred

As the dust settles on the elections that took place last week, we have summarised the results from across the country.  Scottish Parliament

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