News Bulletin 1 March 2013 -- The Christian Institute

More Britons than ever before are travelling to Swiss clinic Digntas to end their lives. It's raised fresh concerns that assisted suicide is effectively being legalised, with the police failing to fully investigate the deaths -- A controversial sex education programme in Scotland, the 'Healthy Respect Scheme', which has been running for over 10 years has had very little impact on teenage behaviour, a study at Edinburgh Napier University found -- A police chaplain in Strathclyde has been removed from his post because he doesn't agree with gay marriage -- International news giant Thomson Reuters, which runs the Reuters news agency, has expressed its 'support' for the UK Government's plans to redefine marriage -- Talks have started in Northern Ireland between ministers and medical officials, to discuss presumed organ donation, with Health Minister Edwin Poots saying he plans to consider an 'opt-out' system -- A Senior family lawyer has said that politicians are too frightened to admit family breakdown is causing major damage in society -- And a quarter of a million 'Military BibleSticks' are set to be deployed overseas for use by US chaplains and troops, - the devices contain an mp3 audio copy of the New Testament.

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