Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 17:23
The Archbishop of Canterbury’s plea for more religion on the BBC is not supported by viewers.
Posted: Tue, 03 Feb 2009 12:03
The NSS doesn’t want nurse Petrie sacked. Her skills and commitment are not in question. But we do want her to understand that she cannot use her privileged access to the homes of private individuals as a pulpit, and the disciplinary hearing should elicit from her a promise that she will not repeat this.
Posted: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 16:18
The news that a fireman in Scotland who refused to hand out safety leaflets at a gay pride event had reached an out of court settlement with his employers was greeted with dismay by the National Secular Society today.
Posted: Mon, 22 Dec 2008 13:29
The economic downturn is being seen by the churches as an opportunity for them to bring people back to religion. Vicars are reporting more bums on pews, priests are telling us that mass attendance is rising.
Posted: Fri, 19 Dec 2008 15:09
Islington Council (in north London) has won its appeal today against a ruling that it unlawfully discriminated against a Christian registrar who refused to perform same-sex civil partnerships. The National Secular Society has hailed as “a victory for common sense”
Posted: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 15:26
The One Law for All campaign was launched at the House of Lords on International Human Rights Day, 10 December, 2008. It draws attention to the problems of Sharia.
Posted: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 06:58
The One Law for All campaign, which is seeking legislation to curb the influence of Sharia law in Britain, will be launched at the House of Lords on International Human Rights Day, December 10, 2008.
Posted: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 11:12
The police must act against a Christian group using intimidation and bullying against bookshops and artists to attempt censorship of what it considers ‘blasphemous’ art, says the National Secular Society.
Posted: Fri, 07 Nov 2008 11:11
Secularists are calling on the Education Secretary, Ed Balls, to crack down hard on the teaching of creationism in schools. The call comes in the light of a new survey from Teachers TV showing that 30% of teachers support the idea of creationism being given equivalent status to evolution.
Posted: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 14:58
The NSS will deliver a speech at an education seminar in the European Parliament in Brussels today to underline the danger for cohesion of minority faith schools.