Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 10:59
The Tear Fund has just published a report Prayer in the UK claiming that prayer is effective and many people in the UK pray. The National Secular Society dismisses this report as an exercise in delusion about the power of prayer and evasion that prayer is declining in popularity.
Posted: Wed, 07 Nov 2007 12:58
The appointment by the Government of an anti-gay Christian fundamentalist to the new Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is “a slap in the face for Human Rights”, says the National Secular Society.
Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 15:29
Richard Dawkins says that it is “the awakening of women” that will solve the problem of “the worldwide menace of Islamic terrorism and oppression”.
Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 06:52
The National Secular Society is calling for the appeal by an ex-magistrate who failed to get an exemption from hearings in which he might have to place children with gay couples to be dismissed.
Posted: Mon, 22 Oct 2007 06:39
A woman who has spent her life opposing the mistreatment of women by the Iranian clerical regime has been awarded the £5,000 prize for Secularist of the Year by the National Secular Society.
Posted: Sat, 13 Oct 2007 07:05
This year’s £5,000 Irwin Prize for Secularist of the Year will be presented at a glittering lunchtime event in central London by Richard Dawkins.
Posted: Mon, 24 Sep 2007 10:46
The head teacher of Monkseaton High School in Tyneside who wanted to set up a secular trust school has been rebuffed by the government.
Posted: Mon, 10 Sep 2007 13:48
The Government’s proposal to open even more ‘faith schools’ was described today as “a self-inflicted disaster for both education and cohesion” by the National Secular Society
Posted: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 12:46
The National Secular Society’s Certificate of Debaptism has now been accessed 100,000 times since it was put up on the web 5 years ago
Posted: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 13:03
The National Secular Society has described action taken by worshippers at a Hindu Temple in Wales to prevent the slaughter of a bull that has tested positive for TB, as “irresponsible and anti-social”.