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Bradlaugh lecture to mark end of NSS’s anniversary celebrations

Bradlaugh lecture to mark end of NSS’s anniversary celebrations

Posted: Fri, 14 Jul 2017

A lecture at Manchester Art Gallery will pay tribute to the National Secular Society's founding president Charles Bradlaugh on 9 September.

Malaysian state votes to allow public caning for breaching sharia code

Malaysian state votes to allow public caning for breaching sharia code

Posted: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

Legislators in Malaysia's northeastern state of Kelantan have voted to allow the public caning of those who break strict Islamic laws.

Sex education: schools’ religious ethos may ‘limit’ pupils’ knowledge of LGBT facts and contraception

Sex education: schools’ religious ethos may ‘limit’ pupils’ knowledge of LGBT facts and contraception

Posted: Wed, 12 Jul 2017

More than 50 faith leaders have warned that schools' ability to teach relationships and sex education (RSE) through a faith ethos could undermine its accuracy and inclusivity.

European court backs Belgium’s ban on face veils

European court backs Belgium’s ban on face veils

Posted: Tue, 11 Jul 2017

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Belgium's ban on wearing face veils in public does not violate the European Convention on Human Rights.

US Supreme Court ruling a 'blow to country’s fundamental principle of church-state separation'

US Supreme Court ruling a 'blow to country’s fundamental principle of church-state separation'

Posted: Thu, 29 Jun 2017

A religious liberty advocacy group in the US has warned that a Supreme Court ruling that the state of Missouri must extend a playground fund to religious organisations could "open the door to more taxpayer support for religion".

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