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Government Moves Closer to Enforcing Pornography Age Checks

21st Jul 2017
Rachael Adams

In Spring next year part of the Digital Economy Act will be coming into force, requiring extreme pornography to put behind robust age-verification checks. CARE CEO Nola Leach speaks out about how this will help protect children online:

Labelling Non-Violent views as ‘Extreme’ won’t help us tackle Terrorism

18th Jul 2017
Rachael Adams

New polling shows that half of the public (54%) think that using the word ‘extreme’ is not a helpful description when discussing political and social opinions.

9 out of 10 ordinary Christians feel marginalised - CARE CEO speaks out on new survey

17th Jul 2017
Rachael Adams

Nola Leach, CARE's CEO speaks out on Premier Christian Communication's recent survey that revealed that 9 out of 10 ordinary Christians feel marginalised. 

CARE Warns Against Opt-out Organ System

13th Jul 2017
Rachael Adams

Data from the first year of opt-out organ system in Wales is less than encouraging Dan Jarvis MP has secured a debate in parliament today looking at the possibility of introducing a presumed consent approach to organ donation in England.

Opt-Out Organ Donation - If it doesn't lead to an increase in organs then why introduce it?

13th Jul 2017
Rachael Adams

CARE's Director of Parliamentary Affairs, Dr Dan Boucher speaks to Paul Hammond at UCB Radio about how moving to an opt-out system for organ donation may not actually even lead to an increase in organs.

Why an Opt-out System for Organ Donation Does Not Work

12th Jul 2017
Rachael Adams

CARE's Director of Parliamentary Affairs, Dr Dan Boucher speaks out on why the Government should not alter our laws to make an organ donation system in England where citizens have to opt out.

CARE speaks out on recent abortion stories

3rd Jul 2017
Rachael Adams

CARE Consultant Philippa Taylor talks to UCB about recent updates we have seen concerning the issue of abortion.  The three issues that Philippa speaks are:

US Trafficking In Persons Report 2017 front cover

United States calls on UK to improve support for victims of trafficking

30th Jun 2017
Louise Gleich

In its annual Trafficking in Persons Report the US State Department has recommended the UK Government take steps to improve the support available for victims.

Government undermines NI Assembly in shock decision to allow free abortions for Northern Irish women in England

29th Jun 2017
Rachael Adams

This afternoon the government announced it would fund abortions in England for Northern Irish women by giving grants to charities to facilitate this, taking it directly from the Women and Equalities budget. CARE’s Chief Executive Nola Leach

Abortion Judgement Overturned: Northern Ireland Abortion Law is not Incompatible with Human Rights

29th Jun 2017
Rachael Adams

This morning the Court of Appeal in Belfast ruled that Northern Ireland’s laws on abortion are not incompatible with human rights. This was the unanimous decision of all three judges.

Celebrating as Freedom of Conscience for Pharmacists is Recognised by GPhC

28th Jun 2017
Rachael Adams

CARE's Director of Parliamentary Affairs Dr Dan Boucher speaks with UCB about the importance of freedom of conscience for pharmacists in their workplace.

Woman counselling another woman

Legislation proposed to increase support for victims of modern day slavery

27th Jun 2017
Louise Gleich

Yesterday in the House of Lords, a Bill was introduced which aims to improve the support available for adult victims of modern day slavery.