Children

Children's Society: “In the UK, boys aged 15 reported a markedly lower level of well-being from girls of the same age”

"In its annual Good Childhood Report, released today, the Church of England charity says that 15-year-olds in the UK scored lower levels of life satisfaction than those in 24 other European countries." - Church Times

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Counseling Children Who Have Professed Faith in Christ

"When doubts or questions arise, parents should take advantage of these teachable moments by unpacking the hope-giving truths of the gospel. Even if the child is genuinely a believer, it certainly won’t hurt them to hear the promises of the gospel afresh." - Rooted Thinking

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Pennsylvania becomes third US state to limit child marriage

"The bill says that a minor under the age of 16 cannot obtain a marriage license unless the court decides it is in the best interest of the applicants. In addition, no one under the age of 18 can obtain a marriage license unless a parent or legal guardian gives consent." - Jurist

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Britain May Ban Transgender Treatments for Children to Guard Them from 'Irreversible' Harm

"James Kirkup... noted puberty-blocking medications taken by children might reduce fertility in adulthood. He also repeated a truism among supporters of Truss: 'A transgender child is like a vegetarian cat. You know who’s really making the decisions.'" - Christian Headlines

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The Empirical Case against “Conversion-Therapy” Bans

"Currently a bill to ban 'conversion therapy' is being considered in the Canadian Senate (Bill C-8), as well as in multiple states in the US. Unfortunately, in most cases there is tremendous ambiguity about which practices and services are being prohibited....Sadly, few politicians have read the primary research, and the prevailing narrative in the mass media is that it is social “justice” to ban conversion therapy." - The Public Discourse

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“Mom, I Want to Be a She” – How would you respond?

"Here’s that moment we should be ready for as a parent. No, not just gender identity, but also, 'Mom, I don’t know if I believe in God,' or, 'Mom I’m pregnant'… the list is endless. But the question is, how do you respond in that exact moment? Here’s where I would encourage parents to consider four helpful practices." - Jonathan McKee

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South Dakota Senate Committee Ends Efforts to Pass Bill Banning Gender-Transition Surgeries for Children

Fred Deutsch: "I am grateful for the input on both sides of the issue. I set out to have a conversation and bill supporters were successful in that because it heightened parents’ awareness about the issue...I don’t believe Gov. Kristi Noem will welcome legislation like HB 1057 during the remainder of her term based on her behind-the-scenes opposition.” - National Review

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