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Newsline 9 January 2015
Collection of Charlie Hebdo front covers reprinted in solidarity

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NSS statement following Charlie Hebdo attack

NSS statement following Charlie Hebdo attack

Opinion | Wed, 07 Jan 2015

Following the attack on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, NSS president Terry Sanderson insists we cannot, as a society, place religion beyond the reach of satire or critical examination.

GP Taylor: Why faith has no place in our schools

GP Taylor: Why faith has no place in our schools

Opinion | Thu, 08 Jan 2015

Many principled people of faith oppose religious privilege in state schools. Former Anglican priest GP Taylor makes an impassioned case for secularism as a basis for equally inclusive education.

Churches, charity and the conferring of privilege

Churches, charity and the conferring of privilege

Opinion | Tue, 06 Jan 2015

There are many ways to do good, including campaigning for human rights and equality over discrimination and prejudice, but charitable work is not a bargaining chip for special privileges, argues Alistair McBay.

If we exempt ritual slaughter from animal welfare laws we open the door to far worse crimes

If we exempt ritual slaughter from animal welfare laws we open the door to far worse crimes

Opinion | Mon, 05 Jan 2015

Matthew Syed argues that the right to religious freedom is not an absolute right to do what you like, and that religious exemptions for ritual slaughter are a slippery slope into far worse crimes.

Who should be the next Secularist of the Year?

Who should be the next Secularist of the Year?

News | Wed, 17 Dec 2014

Tickets are now on sale for Secularist of the Year 2015 and the National Secular Society is seeking the public's nominations to receive the prize.

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