Law News

Jewish Women's Aid Finds Lockdown Gives Work

Jewish Women's Aid says that referrals to its services are up on last year, reflecting the way in which the Coronavirus lockdowns have affected women living in abusive relationships. The Jewish Chronicle says that well over five hundred women were supported between April and September and that counselling sessions for affected children are up by sixty seven per cent. The Chief Executive of Jewish Women's Aid is Naomi Dickson. She said ““Abusers are manipulating anti-Covid measures to control and torment Jewish women.

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Straw Poll Shows Public Support for Policing

The Police are getting the balance of enforcing Covid19 rules “just about right”. That's the result of a straw poll online conducted by the Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens in the West Country.

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Protests in Poland Over Abortion Restriction

Wikipedia reports that protests in Poland are now in their fourth week over a decision by the Constitutional Tribunal to make nearly all instances of abortion in the country illegal.

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Gay Party Leader Backs Wales' National Lock

The gay leader of the Welsh Nationalist Party, Plaid Cymru has given his broad endorsement to the decision of the Labour led government of Wales to implement its “circuit breaker” lockdown to the country from Friday evening, 23rd October, until Monday 9th November.  Adam

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One for Cat Lovers - Join Campaign for Chips!

Jacqui Cuff, speaking in the local community paper The Week In represents the Cats Protection League, the largest charity working with cats and kittens and of course, their owners in the UK.  The Cats Protection League Is spearheading a campaign

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02
Oct

The Guardian reports that two women, who last year were in a samesex relationship and assaulted by a group of heterosexual males on a London nightbus, have joined forces with a wid

30
Sep

Atheist magazine The Freethinker and centre left news outlet Mother Jones have both paid tribute to the life of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has passed on at t

10
Sep

There's not a huge amount of LGBTQ interest programming on television this Thursday night, 10th September that we could spot.

07
Aug

Divorce laws are changing in England and Wales, reports The Week In, a community magazine in east Bristol.

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