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Newsline 21 December 2012

Season's Greetings to all our readers – and thank you for your support in 2012. Newsline will take a break for the festive period and return on 11 January.
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NSS President’s Seasonal Message

NSS President’s Seasonal Message

Opinion | Fri, 21 Dec 2012

As we prepare for the festive holiday, National Secular Society President, Terry Sanderson, reflects on the year past, and looks forward to the year to come.

Sheffield Council latest to axe free travel to religious schools

Sheffield Council latest to axe free travel to religious schools

News | Mon, 17 Dec 2012

Sheffield City Council is the latest to scrap free transport for children attending religious schools.

Catholic Church fails to stop Philippines contraception bill

Catholic Church fails to stop Philippines contraception bill

News | Tue, 18 Dec 2012

The Philippine parliament approved legislation on Monday that permits government funding for contraception and for sex education classes in schools.

One Law for All’s ‘Sounds of Freedom’ Song Competition –calling for entries.

One Law for All’s ‘Sounds of Freedom’ Song Competition –calling for entries.

News | Thu, 20 Dec 2012

The One Law for All campaign is inviting musicians and songwriters to create and submit their original material for a song competition.

Secularist of the Year 2013

We're searching for nominees for the £5,000 Irwin prize for Secularist of the Year – and we need your help to find them. If you would like to nominate someone as a contender, just send their name and a few words about why you think they have contributed something significant to the cause of secularism to enquiries@secularism.org.uk

In the meantime, tickets are now on sale for the presentation lunch, which will be held in Londonon Saturday 23 March 2013. Make sure you're there for our social event of the secular year. Full details and tickets here.

NSS Speaks Out

Keith Porteous Wood was on BBC Radio York and Radio Oxford talking about the census.

Annual Report 2012

For a full account of our campaigning activities in 2012, please read our online Annual Report.

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