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New data compiled by the social policy charity CARE and published today reveals that there are 312 active betting shop licences in Northern Ireland with the majority of shops clustered in areas which are ranked highest in the deprivation index. The research found that 36.54% of betting shops were in the 10% most deprived council […]

Fewer than one in five (18 per cent) back the creation of three parent children via genetic modification, according to a major new poll from ComRes. The poll is being published ahead of a debate in Parliament later today. The poll, commissioned by CARE found that support for changing the law had declined dramatically in […]

Cameron: “we will help people come together and stay together” CARE warmly welcomes the comments of David Cameron this morning that new policies will be examined for their impact on the family, with policies that fail to support family life not being allowed to proceed. Speaking on BBC Breakfast this morning, the Prime Minister said: […]

The Christian charity CARE publishes new polling today demonstrating that those who support assisted suicide in principle switch to opposition when presented with the reality of assisted suicide in practice. CARE’s Chief Executive, Nola Leach, commented on the findings:  “We can see how support for assisted suicide changes as soon the realities of what it […]

The Christian charity CARE publishes new polling today demonstrating that those who support assisted suicide in principle switch to opposition when presented with the reality of assisted suicide in practice. The polling shows that the level of support for assisted suicide rapidly dwindles from 73% to 43% overall when evidence is offered about the nature […]

Today the fourth Online Safety Bill proposed by Baroness Howe has been published in her determined bid, supported by the charity CARE, to ensure children have proper protection online, especially from explicit video sites. Following a report by ATVOD (The Authority for Television on Demand) highlighting the disturbingly high level of exposure of children to […]

Anti-trafficking charity CARE welcomes the publication of the long-awaited Modern Slavery Bill which, in contrast with an earlier version, has a new focus on the victims of human trafficking thanks to the tenacity of campaigners. The Draft Bill, published in December, concentrated on increasing the number of prosecutions and convictions for human trafficking and slavery […]

Live and Let Live is CARE’s new campaign to inform and equip Christians to take action on issues relating to the end of life, ahead of renewed political attempts to change the law to legalise assisted suicide across the UK. Brand new campaign resources will help Christians explore and understand the Biblical view of assisted […]

CARE welcomes the publication of today’s report by the Justice Committee of the Northern Ireland Assembly in support of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation Bill proposed by Lord Morrow. Following intense scrutiny of the Private Member’s Bill over the last six months, 17 of the 19 clauses designed to strengthen the law on tackling human […]

With the European Parliament elections less than a month away, CARE has launched a dedicated website to help Christians engage with the opportunity to vote on 22 May 2014 and boost the total UK turnout which was just 34.5% in the last elections in 2009. Voters looking for who the candidates are for their region, […]