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Newsline 10 February 2017

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It’s time for an end to special religious privileges: we need a secular state

It’s time for an end to special religious privileges: we need a secular state

Opinion | Wed, 08 Feb 2017 by Prof. Steven Kettell

The Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life set out 37 recommendations – which, argues Steven Kettell, are deeply problematic in a society where half the population say they have no religion.

A judge’s decision to separate a transgender parent from her Jewish Orthodox children was deeply misguided

A judge’s decision to separate a transgender parent from her Jewish Orthodox children was deeply misguided

Opinion | Fri, 10 Feb 2017

The decision to separate a transgender parent from her children gets to the heart of why faith-based harm is perpetuated and is frequently unchallenged, writes Dr Antony Lempert.

NSS Speaks Out

Our new manifesto, 'Rethinking religion and belief in public life', was reported in the 'Law & Religion UK' blog.

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