Guernsey will hold a vote on whether or not
to legalise assisted suicide in May.
If the motion is passed by politicians, an
18-month consultation period will then take
place on the legal framework. The proposal
will allow people to kill themselves with
assistance from a doctor, and will ask the
Parliament to consider issues such as conscientious objection and a requirement to be
Biblical marriage in school
The Christian Institute
Church of England schools will promote
biblical marriage within Relationships
and Sex Education (RSE) lessons, its Chief
Education Officer said in mid-March.
The Revd Nigel Genders’ comments came
in a blog post explaining the CofE’s response
the Government’s RSE consultation.
Genders said: ‘Healthy relationships and sex
are good gifts from God and should bring
the context for sexual relationships. He added that
abstinence and celibacy should be taught as
‘positive life choices’.
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