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Newsline 7 June 2013

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Woking: equal treatment vs. religious privilege

Woking: equal treatment vs. religious privilege

Opinion | Wed, 05 Jun 2013

Our legal action against Woking Borough Council has met with mixed reactions; Stephen Evans comments on why The National Secular Society is going to court over free parking.

The Same-Sex Marriage Bill delivers a blow to the bishops in the House of Lords

The Same-Sex Marriage Bill delivers a blow to the bishops in the House of Lords

Opinion | Wed, 05 Jun 2013

This defeat for the Church of England may yet have more serious ramifications. It has been speculated that gay marriage will bring the nation nearer to disestablishment.

Better the muddle you know: Disestablishment and gay marriage

Better the muddle you know: Disestablishment and gay marriage

Opinion | Mon, 03 Jun 2013

A disestablished Church still has difficult issues to face, about how to relate itself to the liberal state, where to stand on homosexuality, and how to engage the world around it.

Turkey: What would Ataturk think?

Turkey: What would Ataturk think?

Opinion | Wed, 05 Jun 2013

Middle East commentator Octavia Nasr on why the founder of the modern secular Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, must be turning in his grave from the turn of events throughout Turkey and the political implications they usher in.

Questions raised about the running of the BBC’s religious affairs department

Questions raised about the running of the BBC’s religious affairs department

Opinion | Tue, 04 Jun 2013

Private Eye's coverage on Aaqil Ahmed's latest headache at the BBC.

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NSS Speaks Out

Our legal challenge to Woking Council was covered in the Guardian Money AOL and The Times (subscription only). BBC, Daily Mail Get SurreyAlbany Tribune and Woking News and Mail.

Keith Porteous Wood was interviewed on, Radio Surrey, Premier Christian Radio, BBC Radio WM Terry Sanderson spoke on Radio 5 Live and the Voice of Russia

Scottish spokesman Alistair McBay had this letter in The Courier (Dundee) and drew these responses

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