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Queen's Speech confirms Govt pushing ahead on 'all forms of extremism'

Wed, 2017-06-21 17:37

Plans for a Counter-Extremism Commission have been announced in the Queen’s Speech, but free speech campaigners called for the Government to pause its plans and consult widely.

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New watered down Named Person Bill launched

Wed, 2017-06-21 13:47

Families have secured a “huge victory” with the release of a watered down version of the Named Person legislation, campaigners have said.

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Irish PM pressures NI to introduce gay marriage

Wed, 2017-06-21 13:46

The new Republic of Ireland Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar, has admitted he is attempting to pressure the DUP into legalising same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.

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Canadian Christian school told: Don’t quote 'offensive' Bible passages

Wed, 2017-06-21 13:30

A publicly-funded Christian school in Canada told not to teach Bible passages which could be deemed “offensive” has said its religious freedom is under attack.

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Planned Parenthood abortion figures continue to rise

Wed, 2017-06-21 13:00

Planned Parenthood is performing more abortions and receiving more federal funding, but serving fewer patients, according to its latest annual report.

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