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Northern Ireland’s Evangelicals Lose on Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage

posted on October 24, 2019

Christianity Today’s Kate Shellnut reports, “Abortion and gay marriage have become legal in Northern Ireland for the first time, rallying Christians against dramatic policy changes put in place without their consent.” The laws were passed by the United Kingdom, and this week lawmakers in Northern Ireland did not block the legalization of abortion. Peter Lynas, Northern Ireland director of the Evangelical Alliance of the UK, said, “There has been a significant mobilization, particularly on the issue of abortion. The issues have also united churches and seen evangelical and Catholics working closely together.”

Read at Christianity Today