Posted: Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:29
The National Secular Society has welcomed news that the UK Government has climbed down following its defeat last night in the House of Lords and agreed to make discrimination on grounds of caste unlawful.
Posted: Tue, 23 Apr 2013 09:20
The National Secular Society has praised the House of Lords for its renewed support of victims of caste discrimination in the UK after MPs last week rejected a Lords amendment to make discrimination on grounds of caste unlawful.
Posted: Thu, 21 Mar 2013 14:07
The National Secular Society is to donate its Secularist of the Year prize fund to a global charity campaigning to ensure girls everywhere have equal access to education.
Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2013 10:45
The National Secular Society has welcomed the decision by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) to uphold its original ruling over the charitable status of a Catholic adoption agency.
Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2013 12:22
The Catholic Church in England and Wales has issued a shocking new booklet warning teachers and governors at Catholic schools that they risk dismissal if they enter a relationship that is not approved by the Church.
Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:17
A Catholic adoption agency has been told by the Charity Regulator in Scotland that if it doesn't lift its ban on applications from gay couples it will lose its charitable status.
Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:55
The European Court of Human Rights has rejected three of the four landmark cases of alleged religious discrimination in the workplace.
Posted: Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:13
The European Court of Human Rights will announce its judgement on four landmark cases of alleged religious discrimination in the workplace on Tuesday 15 January.
Posted: Tue, 11 Dec 2012 10:50
Findings from the 2011 census for England and Wales have revealed the number of people who say they are Christian has dropped dramatically from 72% to 59%. The figures published today by the Office for National Statistics also show the number of people who say they have no religion has risen from 15% to 25%.
Posted: Fri, 07 Dec 2012 15:30
The National Secular Society has welcomed the announcement that the forthcoming legislation on same-sex marriage is likely to include provision for liberal denominations and religions to conduct same-sex marriages in their places of worship, despite fervent opposition from the Anglican and Catholic churches.