Posted: Fri, 09 Dec 2011 09:48
The NSS have responded to accusations of 'anti-religious fundamentalism' by Martin Vickers MP
Posted: Wed, 23 Nov 2011 11:52
The National Secular Society has made a submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council asking it to press the UK Government to tackle the serious problems emerging over large scale child abuse and its cover-up in the Catholic Church.
Posted: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 15:54
Amendments to the Education Bill initiated by the NSS were debated this week in the House of Lords. They were designed to reduce the extent to which discrimination is permitted against non-religious teachers by the law against teachers in faith and community schools.
Posted: Thu, 18 Aug 2011 14:21
As secular protesters in Spain clash with pilgrims at the Vatican’s World Youth Day, preparations are under way for a large-scale protest in Britain against the encroachment of religion into civil society.
Posted: Fri, 05 Aug 2011 16:01
The National Secular Society has today been given leave by European Court of Human Rights to intervene as a third party in the controversial applications for appeal against judgments by the UK courts.
Posted: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 12:40
The National Secular Society today accused the Equality and Human Rights Commission of allowing itself to be duped into supporting special rights for Christians in the workplace – putting the rights of others at risk.
Posted: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 07:01
The National Secular Society has complained to the Government and the European Commission following legal advice that the transfer of both community and faith schools to academy status is likely to be in breach of the European Union Employment Directive.
Posted: Tue, 18 Jan 2011 11:04
Bristol County Court has awarded £1,800 each in damages to the gay couple who were refused a room in a Cornish hotel because of the owners’ religious beliefs.
Posted: Wed, 01 Dec 2010 08:33
Christian Concern for our Nation and the Christian Legal Centre (which are, in effect, the same organisation) have launched a campaign called “Not Ashamed” which repeats the tired and discredited claims that Christians in Britain are being somehow “persecuted” or “sidelined”.
Posted: Mon, 01 Nov 2010 11:32
Christian campaigners are ridiculously exaggerating their claims that they are being disadvantaged in this country, says the National Secular Society.