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UK: Victory for Christian street preacher who was fined and prosecuted

"Whilst he was in a gathering and therefore in breach of regulation 7, however, the parties were together and were allowed to rely on articles 9, 10 of the European Convention of Human Rights. Their gathering was limited in duration, and they were entitled to gather for street evangelising." - PCN

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UK council apologizes for censoring Franklin Graham event ads; pays over $150K in damages

"Along with issuing an apology last week for pulling the ads because they opposed the evangelical group’s conservative views on LGBT issues, the Blackpool Council in Lancashire also agreed to pay damages of over $150,200 (£109,000)." - C.Post 

Also at C.Today: British City Apologizes for Removing Franklin Graham Ads

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British street preacher awarded $4.5K over wrongful arrest

The judge: “Free speech includes not only the inoffensive but the irritating, the contentious, the eccentric, the heretical, the unwelcome and the provocative provided it does not tend to provoke violence. Freedom only to speak inoffensively is not worth having.” - C.Post

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Survey: British Gen Z More Likely Than Millennials to Believe in God

Survey: "23 percent of Britons aged 16 to 24 said they believe in God, with an additional 13 percent saying they believe in a 'higher spiritual power.' By contrast, only 19 percent of those aged 25-39 said they believe in God, with 16 percent saying they believe in a higher power." - C.Leaders

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UK high court rules kids younger than 16 can't consent to gender transition drugs

"A U.K. high court on Tuesday ruled against the Tavistock clinic, the NHS' sole gender clinic, in favor of a detransitioner who said she was harmed by puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones prescribed to her when she was a teenager." - CPost

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Churches in England to close for public worship

"Churches in England are to close for public worship from Thursday, after the Prime Minister announced another month-long national lockdown to curb the rapid rise in coronavirus infections in the country.... pubs, restaurants, gyms, and non-essential shops would close, but schools, colleges and universities could stay open." - C.Times

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