Author Archives: Anthony Horan

30 Jun
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Yet More Disregard for our Smallest Children

Yet More Disregard for our Smallest Children It’s been a sad week for the future of many unborn children. First the British Medical Association voted to push for the complete decriminalisation of abortion, paving the way for abortion on demand ...

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29 Jun
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Church Defends St Kentigern’s Academy Following Criticism

Church Defends St Kentigern’s Academy Following Criticism The Director of the Catholic Parliamentary Office, Anthony Horan, has sent a copy of the Catholic church’s anti bullying strategy to Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale, after a controversial Tweet in which she ...

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23 Jun
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Scottish Government u-turn on named person legislation

Scottish Government u-turn on named person legislation The Scottish Government this week announced significant changes to its named person scheme. The scheme, subject to a successful legal challenge by the No2NP coalition in the UK Supreme Court, has been heavily ...

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23 Jun
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Doctors to vote on legalising abortion for any reason

Doctors to vote on legalising abortion for any reason On Tuesday 27th June, the British Medical Association (BMA) will vote on decriminalising abortion, potentially making it legal for any reason up to birth. The vote comes after MP’s voted in ...

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22 Jun
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Conscience Victory for Pharmacists

Conscience Victory for Pharmacists  New guidance by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) will allow pharmacists to practice in line with their beliefs and not act against their conscience. Earlier draft guidance released by the GPhC might have forced pharmacists to ...

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21 Jun
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Queen’s Speech is Dominated by Brexit

Queen’s Speech Dominated by Brexit The UK’s departure from the EU took centre stage as the Government’s legislative plan for the next session of Parliament was outlined by the Queen. Eight of the twenty seven proposed bills relate to Brexit ...

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20 Jun
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Doctors to vote on legalising abortion for any reason up to birth

Doctors to vote on legalising abortion for any reason up to birth The British Medical Association (BMA) will vote later this month on whether to call for abortion to be legal for any reason up to birth. The move by ...

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15 Jun
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Culture of fear prevents people from being open about their faith

Culture of fear prevents people from being open about their faith Today I gave evidence to the Equalities and Human Rights Committee in Holyrood on the topic of bullying and harassment in schools, with an emphasis on anti-religious prejudice. The ...

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09 Jun
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General Election Results

General Election Results For full details of the results of the General Election, including individual constituencies, visit the BBC News website here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2017-40176349  

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08 Jun
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Pope Appeals for One Minute of Peace Today

Pope Appeals for One Minute of Peace Today Pope Francis has appealed for prayers and international participation at 1pm Rome time (12noon BST) today, Thursday 8th June. He said the initiative represents: “a short moment of prayer on the recurrence ...

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