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Newsline 13 November 2013

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Religious-right lobby succeeds in sabotaging progressive EP report on women’s reproductive rights

Religious-right lobby succeeds in sabotaging progressive EP report on women’s reproductive rights

News | Wed, 11 Dec 2013

After an extensive and well-organised lobbying effort from the religious right, the European Parliament has, on Human Rights day, rejected a progressive Report on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR).

Scientology’s dream comes true

Scientology’s dream comes true

Opinion | Wed, 11 Dec 2013

The Supreme Court has said that Scientology is a legitimate religion. This ruling undermines the automatic presumption that all religious groups are for the "public benefit", argues Terry Sanderson.

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NSS Speaks Out

Terry Sanderson was on BBC Radio Nottingham talking about the local police upsetting Christians by creating a "Badvent Calendar" with each box revealing the photo of a wanted criminal. The story was subsequently taken up by the Daily Mail, The Times (subscription) and the Nottingham Post

Terry Sanderson was on BBC Radio Liverpool and Radio Sussex talking about the recognition of Scientology as a legitimate religion and quoted by the Independent and Russia Today.

Keith Porteous Wood was quoted in the Daily Mail in relation to the gender apartheid being practised in British universities.

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