Posted: Wed, 10 Jan 2007 07:42
Religious groups are issuing a “torrent of lies” in order to have a new law that prohibits discrimination against gays annulled, says The National Secular Society.
Posted: Wed, 10 Jan 2007 07:29
The National Secular Society (NSS) has welcomed the House of Lords decision to approve the Sexual Orientation Regulations, saying that “this is only the first step – the real battle will be to get the version covering England and Wales through without them being rendered meaningless with religious exemptions.”
Posted: Mon, 08 Jan 2007 13:06
The National Secular Society has condemned an evangelical Christian group’s intention to petition to the Queen to intervene over Parliament’s introduction of anti-discrimination provisions to be a “publicity stunt seeking to sideline the democratic process”.
Posted: Fri, 22 Dec 2006 10:25
The National Secular Society has asked the Parliamentary Human Rights Committee to recommend clarifying the law to ensure that when a public body delegates functions such as faith based welfare to a private body, the latter is subject to a duty not to act in a way which is incompatible with human rights.
Posted: Tue, 05 Dec 2006 15:23
The National Secular Society has dismissed the reports of employers “banning Christmas” as exaggerated and misleading.
Posted: Wed, 22 Nov 2006 13:43
British Airways are entitled to enforce a uniform ban on jewellery, and should not be bullied for doing so, especially by Government ministers, says the National Secular Society.
Government Must Resist Knee-Jerk Reaction To Griffin Trial: Do Not Restrict Free Speech Even Further
Posted: Sun, 12 Nov 2006 22:53
It would be catastrophic for freedom of speech for the Government to rush to further tighten the law on religious hatred as a result of the acquittal of BNP leader Nick Griffin, says the National Secular Society.
Posted: Mon, 06 Nov 2006 17:20
The Theos report was criticised today by The National Secular Society (NSS) as “a recipe for disaster”.
Posted: Fri, 03 Nov 2006 10:51
The careers of tens of thousands of staff in publicly-funded faith schools have been put at risk because the Government has swept aside long-standing legal bans on discrimination against staff who do not share the religion of the school or do not have a religion at all.
Posted: Mon, 23 Oct 2006 06:34
The report from the Evangelical Alliance “Faith and Nation” is the best argument yet put forward for the urgent introduction of a secular constitution for Britain, says the National Secular Society.