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Human Rights and Christian Liberty
Here’s the first part of our Faithroots Podcast for this week.
On what do we base our belief in human rights?
In my article on vaccine passports, I argued that I was unconvinced by the argument that vaccine passports would be a major breach of human rights. I thought therefore that it might be worth leaning a little further into that and get us thinking more about the question of human rights. A good few years… Continue reading On what do we base our belief in human rights?
We need to stand with Heidi
This last week was a disappointing one for those who care about life and human rights. Heidi Crowter has been campaigning to change the law which permits abortion of babies up to term if they are considered severely handicapped. That includes children with Downs Syndrome. In her own words, Heidi says: What it says to… Continue reading We need to stand with Heidi
The crucial point about the Chaplain’s sermon on gender and sexuality
You may have seen this article in the news, it’s about a school chaplain who has been sacked following a talk in which he told pupils that they should not be forced to accept LGBT ideology. I want you to notice a couple of things here. That he did not question the right of LGBTQ… Continue reading The crucial point about the Chaplain’s sermon on gender and sexuality
Why I won’t be joining Christian Concern in taking the Government to court
A number of Christian leaders have joined with Christian Concern For Our Nation in taking legal action against the government for pursuing lockdown and the closing of church buildings during Coronavirus. I want to explain here why I disagree with the action and won’t be supporting it. First of all, on one level, I respect… Continue reading Why I won’t be joining Christian Concern in taking the Government to court
What is the abortion amendment to the Domestic Abuse Bill all about?
Today the House of Commons is likely to consider an amendment to the Domestic Abuse Bill as it makes its way through parliament. Pro-life campaigners have highlighted this as being one of those most significant moments in the debate about abortion with the amendment potentially sweeping away any outstanding protections for an unborn child. But… Continue reading What is the abortion amendment to the Domestic Abuse Bill all about?
The problem with test, track and trace
One of the big questions asked about the UK’s response to COVID-19 is why we did not respond in the same way as South Korea. It’s a good question. If any country represents a true outlier in terms of significantly lower death rates, then South Korea is the best candidate. I recently noted in an… Continue reading The problem with test, track and trace