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Newsline 11 October 2013

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Evangelism in schools?

Evangelism in schools?

Opinion | Fri, 11 Oct 2013

A report published this week by the National Secular Society has shone a much needed spotlight on the activities of evangelical Christian organisations operating in our children's schools.

Scouts: Reflections on a victory from a former Scout Leader

Scouts: Reflections on a victory from a former Scout Leader

Opinion | Thu, 10 Oct 2013

Shaun Joynson explains how it took a moment of brave realisation by one official that the world had changed and that as a movement, Scouting by definition, had to change and be open to all.

What is the freedom of expression if not the freedom of the heretic who thinks differently?

What is the freedom of expression if not the freedom of the heretic who thinks differently?

Opinion | Thu, 10 Oct 2013

LSE censorship – a first-hand account of what happened last week by Abhishek Phandis.

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NSS Speaks Out

Keith Porteous Wood was on ITV "Sunrise" programme talking about religion in schools, he was also on Radio Five Live on a similar topic. Terry Sanderson was on LBC Radio talking about the Ofsted report on religious education, Stephen Evans was on Radio Northampton.

Our report on evangelism in schools was covered in the Independent, TES and the Times (subscription). Stephen Evans was on BBC 5 Live, Radio Three Counties and Premier Christian Radio to discuss the issue.

The proposal by magistrates to ditch religious oaths in courts brought interviews for the NSS on Radio Ulster, Humberside, Radio London, Radio Three Counties and Voice of Russia.

Terry Sanderson was quoted in the Guardian, Daily Mail, The Independent and the Telegraph about the Scouts new secular Promise.

The clash over free speech at the LSE featured quotes from the NSS in the Independent and the Huffington Post and here.

The temporary closure of the A-Madinah free school saw us quoted in Huffington Post and here.

Terry Sanderson was quoted in this Times story about the Church of England's latest doomed attempt at evangelism (subscription).

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