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.
Posted: Wed, 27 Oct 2010 14:03
In banning a mildly satirical advertisement for ice cream, the Advertising Standards Authority is reintroducing the blasphemy law into Britain, say secularists. Blasphemy law was abolished by Parliament three years ago.
Posted: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 13:06
New BBC editorial guidelines that restrict comment on religion have been condemned as a threat to free speech by the National Secular Society.
Posted: Thu, 19 Aug 2010 07:06
The National Secular Society welcomes the decision of the Charity Commission to refuse the application by Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) to continue discriminating against homosexual prospective adopters.
Posted: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 12:50
A hospital Trust’s proposal to scrap the provision of Gideon Bibles in bedside lockers as a precaution against superbugs is being supported by the National Secular Society.
Posted: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 14:39
MEPs have today approved proposals to introduce mandatory labelling of ritually slaughtered meat.
Posted: Thu, 10 Jun 2010 11:30
The National Secular Society has spoken out about the lack of transparency in the decision by the Office of Judicial Complaints to absolve Cherie Blair (Ms Booth QC) from any wrong-doing when she gave a suspended sentence rather than a prison sentence to a defendant reportedly on the basis that he was a “religious man”.