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Newsline 7 November 2014

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Remembrance Sunday should not be dominated by religion

Remembrance Sunday should not be dominated by religion

Opinion | Thu, 06 Nov 2014

Historian, broadcaster and NSS honorary associate Dan Snow on the need for an inclusive and secular remembrance ceremony that better reflects the society it serves.

Transport to faith schools: Local authorities shouldn't be subsidising religious segregation

Transport to faith schools: Local authorities shouldn't be subsidising religious segregation

Opinion | Thu, 06 Nov 2014

A "hideous form of discrimination" or the justifiable removal of a religious privilege? NSS campaigns manager Stephen Evans takes on Conservative MP Nigel Evans over the removal of transport subsidies to faith schools.

The rise of political Islam in Turkey: how the West got it wrong

The rise of political Islam in Turkey: how the West got it wrong

Opinion | Tue, 04 Nov 2014

Political Islamism has undermined the Turkish Republic's secular social order, education and legal systems and Western pundits manifestly failed to see this coming, argues Turkish opposition MP, Safak Pavey.

NSS Speaks Out

Keith Porteous Wood was quoted in the Telegraph, commenting on government plans for new Extremism Disruption Orders. Keith raised concerns about secularists being labelled 'Islamophobic' or racist because of "high profile campaigns against the advance of Sharia law in the UK".

Our call for the Welsh government to end compulsory collective worship in schools was covered by the Daily Wales.

A piece written for the NSS on remembrance by honorary associate Dan Snow was published by the Guardian, attracting over 800 comments in just five hours.

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