Posted: Wed, 18 Jul 2007 10:52
The National Secular Society welcomed a ruling released today by the Advertising Standards Agency against a full page advertisement in The Times by Coherent and Cohesive Voice seeking to raise alarm about the Sexual Orientation equality legislation being debated in Parliament earlier this year
Posted: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 16:03
The National Secular Society welcomed the High Court’s verdict today in not upholding teenager Lydia Playfoot’s challenge to a ban preventing her from wearing a Christian "purity ring".
Constitutional Reform: Undemocratic Church Privileges Retained And Further Concession Made To The Church Of England
Posted: Mon, 09 Jul 2007 11:25
The Government’s latest proposals on constitutional reform are missing a prime opportunity to modernize Britain’s democracy.
Posted: Fri, 11 May 2007 11:52
Tony Blair is leaving behind him a religious legacy that could amount to a time bomb of conflict for the future, says the National Secular Society.
Posted: Wed, 09 May 2007 08:46
Proposals to scrap the right for parents to withdraw their children from Religious Education lessons have been attacked by the National Secular Society, on the grounds that such a move would be an abuse of human rights.
Posted: Tue, 03 Apr 2007 13:58
A survey just released by Tearfund, a relief and development agency working in partnership with Christian churches, confirms that a significant majority of the population are not involved in churches and do not hold the most basic of Christian beliefs.
Posted: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 13:00
The National Secular Society has welcomed the approval last night by the House of Lords of the Sexual Orientation Regulations. These give protection against discrimination in the provision of goods, services (including education) and accommodation.
Posted: Thu, 08 Mar 2007 06:55
The National Secular Society has welcomed publication today of the Sexual Orientation Regulations in a form that does not permit any new religious opt outs.
Posted: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 07:46
Staff and students at Clare College should make a stand for free speech instead of backing those who would destroy it, says the National Secular Society (NSS).
Posted: Mon, 05 Feb 2007 13:58
By not completely abolishing the Bench of Bishops in the House of Lords, the Government is missing a perfect opportunity to bring Britain’s parliament into line with the rest of the Western world, says the National Secular Society.