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Newsline 13 May 2016

We're looking forward to our conference in September, keep an eye on Newsline as we hope to announce new speakers in the coming weeks. Remember to buy your ticket this month if you want to take advantage of our 20% early bird discount!

Douglas Murray and Turkish MP Safak Pavey to speak at ‘Secularism 2016’ conference

Douglas Murray and Turkish MP Safak Pavey to speak at ‘Secularism 2016’ conference

News | Fri, 13 May 2016

The NSS is delighted to announce that Turkish opposition MP Safak Pavey and the writer Douglas Murray will be joining the Society to speak at its anniversary conference to be held in London on 3 September.

Government announces plans to allow same-sex marriages on MoD sites

Government announces plans to allow same-sex marriages on MoD sites

News | Wed, 11 May 2016

The Government has announced plans to register Ministry of Defence sites for civil marriages, after religious groups blocked same-sex ceremonies from taking place in military chapels.

Furore over Islamic bus adverts is nothing but disingenuous propaganda

Furore over Islamic bus adverts is nothing but disingenuous propaganda

Opinion | Mon, 09 May 2016

Christian groups are being disingenuous and divisive in claiming unfavourable treatment over the decision to allow Allah adverts on buses, argues Stephen Evans.

NSS Speaks Out

We have spoken on LBC and to BBC local radio stations about the Islamic charity adverts set to appear on the side of buses. Our president Terry Sanderson spoke to the BBC about a study claiming that a wealthier population could mean the end of religion.

NSS executive director Keith Porteous Wood was quoted by the Guardian, Christian Today and Pink News on the welcome news that the Government will begin registering MoD sites to allow same-sex marriage to take place on military bases.

The NSS was quoted by the Shropshire Star about a pupil who was not allowed to board a school bus because he didn't go to church.

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