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In order to be active citizens who are equipped to declare Christian truth and demonstrate Christ’s compassion to society we need to make sure we are informed!

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The Prime Minister, Theresa May

Theresa May refuses to back radical abortion plan

23rd Nov 2018
James Mildred

The Prime Minister has said she does not support controversial proposals to change abortion law in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Number of child gamblers quadruples in just two years

22nd Nov 2018
James Mildred

The scale of problem gambling among young people has been exposed after a new report by the Gambling Commission showed the number of child gamblers had quadrupled in just two years. 

Gambling machines

Ladbrokes commits to cutting betting machine stake in Northern Ireland

20th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

Ladbrokes has announced it would cut the maximum stake on highly addictive Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) in Northern Ireland. The British Government announced recently that the maximum stake on FOBTs would be cut from £100 to just £2.

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Sex crimes double in Britain’s only red light district

19th Nov 2018
James Mildred

The number of sex crimes in Holbeck, where you find Britain’s only official red-light district have more than doubled since the experiment was introduced.

woman walking alone

Criminalising the purchase of sex will help end human trafficking

16th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

A new report has found that criminalising the purchase of sex is the most effective way to end demand and effectively tackle human trafficking.

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Revealed: 98.26 % against Welsh Govt plan to offer abortion to NI women

15th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

The Welsh Government announced that women from Northern Ireland can now have free abortions on the Welsh NHS, but what they failed to announce in their press release was the results of the consultation they ran on the proposals that showed 98.26 per

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