[geocentrism] Issues of morality

Dear All,
There is much in this that should be of interest to believers and unbelievers alike. Just click each heading for the full article.

Jack

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Subject:        In the news this week
Date:   Fri, 1 Feb 2008 13:51:07 GMT
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 In the news this week

Friday, 1 February 2008


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   Calls for lower abortion limit as more early babies survive
   <http://www.christian.org.uk/issues/2007/hte_bill/survivalrate_01feb08.htm>

More babies born as early as 22 weeks are surviving with the right care, according to a new study that has fuelled calls for a lower time limit for abortion.

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   Official poll reveals
   gay numbers hype
   <http://www.christian.org.uk/issues/2008/family/gaystats_28jan08.htm>

A Government survey has revealed that just one in every 100 people in the UK describes themselves as homosexual.

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   Babies feel pain before
   24 week abortion limit
   <http://www.christian.org.uk/issues/2007/hte_bill/fetalpain_22jan08.htm>

Unborn babies can experience pain before the upper age limit for abortion, a world expert in foetal pain will tell MPs.

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   Archbishop slams 24-hour
   drinking and Embryos Bill
   <http://www.christian.org.uk/issues/2008/other/archbishop_31jan08.htm>

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has attacked 24-hour alcohol licensing and proposals in the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill.

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   Bid to restrict abortion
   of disabled babies fails
   <http://www.christian.org.uk/issues/2007/hte_bill/handicap_29jan08.htm>

An attempt to repeal the law that allows disabled babies to be aborted up to birth has been defeated in the Lords.

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   Cannabis must go back
   to Class B, say experts
   <http://www.christian.org.uk/issues/2008/drugs/cannabis_29jan08.htm>

"There are numerous very compelling reasons for restoring cannabis to Class B", says a group of leading medics, biologists and drugs campaigners in a letter to The Times.

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   Scientists attempt to create
   'sperm' from women's bones
   <http://www.christian.org.uk/issues/2007/hte_bill/artsperm_31jan08.htm>

Scientists are seeking permission to create artificial sperm from a woman's bone marrow, a technique that could remove the need for a biological father in producing children.

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   Don't say 'mum and dad',
   guidance tells teachers
   <http://www.christian.org.uk/issues/2008/family/teachguide_30jan08.htm>

New Government guidance for schools tells teachers to avoid the assumption that a pupil's parents are heterosexual.

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   US photographer sued for not
   covering lesbian ceremony
   <http://www.christian.org.uk/issues/2008/rellib/usphoto_29jan08.htm>

A Christian photographer who refused to take photographs of a 'commitment ceremony' between two women is being sued in the United States under laws similar to the UK's sexual orientation regulations on goods and services.

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