Tags: Sabbatarianism

Seven women who refused to be silenced by religious bullies

Posted: Thu, 08 Mar 2018 by Megan Manson

On International Women's Day, Megan Manson celebrates the stories of seven brave and determined women in the UK who religious hardliners have tried – and failed miserably – to bully over the past year. Read More »

Tags: Education, Extremism, LGBTQ rights, Sabbatarianism, Gender Equality

Fundamentalists feel the Force of Star Wars

Posted: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 by Megan Manson

Sabbatarians on Lewis claim a right to impose their beliefs on others, including by banning screenings of Star Wars on Sundays. Megan Manson asks if they would make these demands if Jediism was a recognised religion. Read More »

Tags: Scotland, Sabbatarianism

Our business was harassed by Christian fundamentalists – now it’s the best known in Lewis

Posted: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 by Martin Flett

The NSS recently reported on a shop owner in Stornoway who was harassed over her decision to open her shop on Sundays. Now Martin Flett, Leona Rawlinson's partner, says the business has been flooded with support. Read More »

Tags: Scotland, Sabbatarianism