Thursday, 27 June 2013

Must-read pro-life news-stories, Thu 27 June

Top stories:

Double standards at UK's advertising industry watchdog
The UK's advertising watchdog has been accused on double-standards as it conducts an investigation into a newspaper advertisement about the government's bill on same-sex marriage. SPUC, which produced the advertisement, said the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) was protecting election advertising by politicians but censoring non-election advertising about bills proposed by politicians. SPUC's advertisement warned that "gay relationships will be promoted in schools" if the Government's Marriage (Same Sex Couples) bill becomes law. [SPUC, 26 June]

National petition opposing school lessons in pornography
SPUC has launched a petition to protect school children from the latest anti-life idea – pornography lessons in the classroom. Porn lessons are being promoted by the Sex Education Forum (SEF). These lessons are not about how to avoid pornography, they are about dangling porn in front of young school pupils and encouraging them to embrace it in their lives. [SPUC. 25 June] Read more and act now

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