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SNP will lose support from people of faith if it embraces assisted suicide, says councillor

(Photo: Unsplash)The SNP has been warned that it stands to lose party members of faith if it supports calls to legalise assisted suicide.  Councillor Chris McEleny told The National that backing assisted suicide was "simply not compatible to the faith based belief systems of many people in Scotland". McEleny, a Catholic, continued that it would be... Read more

Councillor says pastor who criticised gay Pride event should be deported

Pastor Josh WilliamsonA councillor in Cornwall is calling for the deportation of an Australian pastor who welcomed the cancellation of the local Pride event.  Stephen Hick, Newquay Town Councillor and Cornwall Pride leader, said in a letter to Home Secretary Priti Patel that Pastor Josh Williamson was a hate preacher and should be deported back... Read more

Pro-life SDLP councillor resigns over abortion stance of party

Stephanie QuiqleyA councillor for the Social Democrat and Labour Party (SDLP) has resigned from the party over its stance on abortion. Stephanie Quigley announced on Monday evening that she was quitting the party but would remain a councillor for Causeway Coast and Glens. Ms Quigley, who was preceded by her father Gerry McLaughlin as the... Read more