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Libby Purves: We cannot have it both ways on gender equality

26 Jul 2017

There’s a big irony here. On the one hand, gender is seen as so vital to a person’s wellbeing that we carefully protect the dignity and rights of those who need to change physically.

On the other, we are cavalier about discarding and disre

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Gender Reassignment - lunatic proposals: Letter to Justine Greening

26 Jul 2017

Grassroots conservatives was invited by BBC Today to give a response on behalf of to the government’s intention to consult on making it easier to legally change gender.  In so doing, we made two points: (1) that changing one’s gender is a mread more

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Gender Reassignment: Mary Douglas on Today Programme

25 Jul 2017

Mary Douglas, from Grassroots Conservatives, talks to BBC Radio 4 about the government’s proposals to allow people to ‘change gender’ without any medical diagnosis.

She said: "It should not be easy to do something as massive as chan

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Twitter is not just for the young.

12 Jun 2017

A mature reader of our website has sent in this encouragement to ‘oldies’ to begin tweeting.

With the election result we’ve just had, the political parties are already falling over themselves to court youth voters, seemingly eager to bend o… read more

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Faiths cannot wash hands of Atrocities - Archbishop of Canterbury

6 Jun 2017

Archbishop Justin Welby told BBC Radio 4 that religious scripture has been ‘twisted and misused’ by people to justify violence throughout history, reports The Independent Online

Faith leaders must take responsibility for countering the reli… read more

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Islam needs to be reformed: Melanie Phillips

6 Jun 2017

Writing in The London Times on June 6, Melanie Phillips argues that terror will continue until Islam is reformed and that the ancient faith that inspired the London Bridge killings must face up to its responsibilities

These attackers are no… read more

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Civilisation sleeps while a Christian holocaust takes place

8 May 2017

by Jules Gomes, on The Conservative Woman

Today Barnabas Fund releases its pre-election manifesto and is rousing political Rip Van Winkles from their slumber of political appeasement. The message of the manifesto thunders across political p… read more

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