Author: Tessa Kendall

The battle against gay marriage causes deep divisions in politics and religion

The battle against gay marriage causes deep divisions in politics and religion

Posted: Wed, 02 May 2012 by Tessa Kendall

The Pope's representative in Britain has urged Roman Catholic leaders to form a united front with their Muslim and Jewish counterparts in his Church's latest attempt to prevent gay marriage.

The Catholic Church's position is causing ever-deeper rifts among... Read More »

Tags: Marriage Equality, Equality & Human Rights

Christian doctors claim jobs at risk if they refuse to do gender reassignment operations

Christian doctors claim jobs at risk if they refuse to do gender reassignment operations

Posted: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 by Tessa Kendall

Dr Peter Saunders of the Christian Medical Fellowship is claiming that doctors risk disciplinary action if they refuse to carry out gender reassignment surgery.

Dr Saunders is being rather economical with the truth. The Royal College of Surgeons has confirmed... Read More »

Tags: Healthcare

Child brides and licensed rape

Child brides and licensed rape

Posted: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 by Tessa Kendall

Women in the UK are being forced to get married with threats and violence. Children under the legal age of consent for marriage or sex are also being forced to marry - and most of them are girls.


Four hundred children were helped by the government's Forced... Read More »

Tags: Sharia, Child Abuse, Forced Marriage

Secularim and the assisted dying debate

Posted: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 by Tessa Kendall

The recent report on assisted dying by the Falconer Commission has caused a strong division between supporters and opponents. Research has found that the majority of the British public support assisted dying for the terminally ill.

The debate is far from over... Read More »

Tags: Assisted Dying