Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2008 09:45
The Scouting Association is to be challenged over its discriminatory policy against non-believers.
Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 16:01
The results of a Christian worker's employment tribunal have been published: BA may not have been quite as prejudiced as they seemed.
Posted: Tue, 08 Jan 2008 10:34
We have been working closely with our Honorary Associate Dr Evan Harris MP, who has identified an opportunity to challenge the blasphemy law in the House of Commons on Wednesday, 9 January.
Posted: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 14:20
Reacting to the news that the new leader of the Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg, has said that he doesn’t believe in God, the National Secular Society (NSS) said that he should be commended for his honesty.
Posted: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 13:03
The National Secular Society has condemned as ‘sinister’ the news that a group of Catholic Labour MPs are threatening to defy the Government whip on embryology legislation, following a meeting with Cardinal Murphy O’Connor.
Posted: Sat, 08 Dec 2007 09:03
The National Secular Society was dismissive of a report to be published tomorrow by the Christian think tank Theos claiming only 12% of adults have a detailed knowledge of the Christmas story.
Posted: Tue, 04 Dec 2007 12:46
The parliamentary debate called for on Wednesday 5 December by Mark Pritchard MP on ‘Christianophobia’ has been condemned by the National Secular Society as a bizarre display of religious paranoia and a waste of precious parliamentary time.
Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2007 17:18
The National Secular Society has written to an Ambassador to the United Nations to draw attention to severe dangers highlighted by the Gillian Gibbons affair.
Posted: Wed, 28 Nov 2007 13:25
Europeans who have no religion are increasing in number but are becoming increasingly disadvantaged in the political process. This was the claim by the National Secular Society at a meeting in the European Parliament on Religion and Politics in the New Europe sponsored by Catholics for Choice.
Posted: Tue, 27 Nov 2007 11:40
On the day of the premiere of The Golden Compass, Terry Sanderson, president of the National Secular Society (of which Philip Pullman is an honorary associate), commented:
“We knew from the beginning that the producers of this film intended to leave out the anti-religious references. We think this is a great shame – the fight against the Magisterium (Pullman’s thinly-disguised version of the Catholic Church) – is the whole point of the book. Take that away and the most original and interesting element of the story is lost.”