To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE


SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

Prayer Alert: UK Gov't Official Proposes Ban on Prayer Vigils Outside Abortion Centers

Fr. Mark Hodges : Dec 1, 2017 : LifeSiteNews

"I'm amazed at the lengths people will go to stop pregnant women from looking at the alternatives. We try to make sure women are not being pressured into abortion. We've had hundreds of women accept help outside Marie Stopes." -Director Clare McCullough

(London, England) — [LifeSiteNews.com] The United Kingdom may be the first "free" nation in Europe to ban prayer outside abortion businesses. (Photo Credit: Flickr via LifeSiteNews)

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has proposed criminalizing organized prayer gatherings at abortion centers throughout England because she claims that women need "protection" from pro-life vigil participants.

"The decision to have an abortion is already an incredibly personal one, without women being further pressured by aggressive protesters," the Home Office said.

Abortion supporters are fighting on two fronts against pro-lifers. Rudd's proposed legislation is joined by Labour Member of Parliament Rupa Huq, who is proposing related legislation for "buffer zones" on public property outside abortion facilities where Christians may not stand or offer literature.

Huq says pro-lifers in her area of Ealing are "weaponizing rosary beads" outside the local Marie Stopes abortuary. Her petition letter for "buffer zones" claims that pro-lifers harass women by calling them "murderers." But Huq, like Rudd, has offered no evidence or proof.

The Good Counsel Network organizes prayer at the Ealing Marie Stopes abortion business in west London. Director Clare McCullough emphatically denies the accusations against her companions. McCullough wrote a response to the Home Secretary to "state categorically that no one attending our vigils calls women seeking abortion 'murderers'"…

Continue reading here.







SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

 
Other Recent Articles from Breaking Christian News
     
 

Search the Articles Archives

Keyword  
Author  
Words Posted on
Day Month Year
 

Not all search fields are required


To Order by Phone Call: 1-866-354-5245 (1-541-926-3250 outside the U.S.)

BCN Plus
A BCN Paid Advertisement
Register today for What is Heaven Saying For 2018?
A BCN Paid Advertisement
A BCN Paid Advertisement
BCN Store
Follow BCN on Twitter
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
BCN Staff

Steve Shultz
Steve Shultz, Managing Editor


Aimee Herd
Aimee Herd, Editor


Teresa Neumann
Teresa Neumann, Reporter

BCN Plus
Are You Praying for President Trump?
 
An ElijahList Paid Advertisement
 
BCN Contact Info

All articles on this site and emails from BCN are copyrighted property of Breaking Christian News. Permission is given to link to, or share a BCN story if proper attribution is given to both the original writer and summarizer of the story. Breaking Christian News 2005-2017. All Rights Reserved.

 

Disclaimer: Articles and links, as well as the source articles linked to; do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Breaking Christian News.

541-924-3906