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High Court ruling on puberty blockers for under-16s will ‘protect vulnerable children’

PixabayUnder-16s must be able to understand "the immediate and long-term consequences" of puberty blockers before they are allowed to receive them, the High Court has ruled. The landmark judgement was passed down today in a case brought by Keira Bell, 23, who was prescribed puberty blockers when she was 16. At the time, Bell, who... Read more

3 Ways to Protect Your Marriage from Adultery

The giving of the Ten Commandments is among the most iconic passages in Scripture, and is recognized widely as being guidelines for all people to follow. The Ten Commandments serve as the foundation for Israel being a just and civilized society. It is upon this foundation that the Old Testament law is built.The seventh command... Read more

Azerbaijan Promises to Protect Christians in Armenian-Controlled Area It Is Overtaking

Azerbaijan Promises to Protect Christians in Armenian-Controlled Area It Is Overtaking The Muslim-majority country of Azerbaijan has promised to protect Christian churches in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. The Nagorno-Karabakh region is recognized by Armenians as the Republic of Artsakh, a country that declared independence from Azerbaijan over feelings of oppressive rule, The Christian Post reports.The... Read more

Labor and Protect – Daughters of Promise – October 19

LABOR AND PROTECTBy: Christine WyrtzenThe Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it. Genesis 2:15My mother was a gentle soul with a great colorful and eccentric side. She loved the outdoors, loved gardening, and loved good dirt. When she visited us at our home in... Read more

Scottish Government must change Hate Crime Bill to protect free speech – Christians

(Photo: Unsplash/Kirsten Drew)The Scottish Government must include "robust" provisions in its proposed Hate Crime Bill to protect freedom of religion, the Catholic Church has said.  Scottish Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf was recently forced to amend some of the wording in the Bill following a backlash over its free speech implications from a wide range of... Read more

Listed churches encouraged to do small repairs to protect their buildings

St Mary Rickinghall, Diss, Suffolk. A Minor Repair grant of 7,500 enabled the replacement of missing roof tiles and leaking asbestos cement gutters, the repointing of small cracks, and the renewal of leaking rainwater gullies.(Photo: Historic England)Hundreds of at-risk places of worship have been helped by a 1.8m support scheme run by Historic England.  The... Read more

AMA, Planned Parenthood Petition SCOTUS to Overturn ‘Protect Life’ Rule for Title X Funding

AMA, Planned Parenthood Petition SCOTUS to Overturn 'Protect Life' Rule for Title X Funding Planned Parenthood, in conjunction with the American Medical Association and other healthcare providers, has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse the Trump administrations ban on Title X programs receiving federal funding for abortions.The petition emerged in light of conflicting decisions... Read more

Church of England failed to protect children and young people from sexual abuse – report

(Photo: Keith Blundy)The Church of England failed to protect children and young people from sexual predators, a damning independent report has found. The report by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), published today, is based on evidence given by clergy and abuse victims during public hearings in July 2019.  It accuses the Church of... Read more

Donald Trump promises to protect babies that survive abortion

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech as the 2020 Republican presidential nominee during the final event of the Republican National Convention on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., August 27, 2020ReutersDonald Trump has said there is a "sacrosanct moral duty" to protect babies born alive during botched abortions.  The... Read more

Compromise on hate crime doesn’t go far enough to protect free speech, say campaigners

(Photo: Unsplash/Kirsten Drew)The Scottish Government has agreed to amend controversial hate crime legislation after facing a backlash from comedians, lawyers, the police and Christians over its potential harm to free speech.  Scottish justice secretary Humza Yousaf told the Scottish Parliament on Thursday that amendments would be made to the bill to remove the term "likely"... Read more

U.S. Department of Defense to Implement Guidelines to Protect Service Members’ Religious Freedom

U.S. Department of Defense to Implement Guidelines to Protect Service Members' Religious Freedom The U.S. Department of Defense says new guidelines will be put into place to protect religious liberty rights for military service members.According to CBN News, the U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper began looking into the issue after hearing that some military... Read more

Helping Protect Your Pastor from Death by Suicide

The woes of ministry can quickly lead a pastor into the throes (and lows) of life. Andrew Stoecklein, the 30-year-old lead pastor of Inland Hills Church in Chino, California, battled anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts. Hardly anyone knew of the panic attacks. After a four-month leave he came back, preaching through a series on mental... Read more

300 Female Athletes Urge NCAA: Protect Women’s Sports from Transgender Overreach

300 Female Athletes Urge NCAA: Protect Women's Sports from Transgender Overreach More than 300 current and former college and professional female athletes signed a July 29 letter to the NCAA urging it to reject calls for a boycott of Idaho due to a new law that protects the integrity of womens sports.At issue... Read more

March for Life UK calls for change to protect the unborn

March for Life UK was held online this year due to coronavirus concerns(Photo: Facebook/March for Life UK)Dr Martin Luther King's niece Alveda King and crossbench peer Lord Alton were among the speakers at the March for Life UK 2020, which was held online over the weekend due to coronavirus concerns.In a powerful video message from... Read more