150 Years of Challenging Religious Privilege
Join our campaign for an inclusive and secular education system.
We campaign for the law and the administration of justice to be based on equality, respect for human rights, and on objective evidence.
Blasphemy to intimidation, we've always robustly challenged religious threats to free expression.
Public services that are intended for the whole community, especially those funded by public money, should be provided in a secular context.
We campaign on a wide range of topics where religious privilege impacts public life. Including:
For over 150 years we have campaigned for disestablishment, the separation of the C of E and state.
Thu, 06 Nov 2014
A psychiatrist has admitted distributing "unsolicited religious material" to her patients, including leaflets and links to religious websites....
Thu, 17 Apr 2014
In his most recent effort to highlight his strong Christian faith and the importance of Christianity within the UK, David Cameron has called...
Sun, 02 Jun 2013
A legal challenge has been launched against Woking Borough Council's policy of offering free parking to worshippers while charging everyone...
Tue, 27 Nov 2012
The Presidents of the European Council and European Commission today heard a plea for greater protection for pregnant women's right to life...
Fri, 23 Nov 2012
The mayor of one of Britain's poorest boroughs is providing £2 million of funding to religious groups to help improve places of worship....
When religious organisations are delivering state-funded public services they should neither discriminate nor proselytize – argues Stephen Evans, looking at the case of CrossReach and its implications....
Tue, 13 Jun 2017
An increased role for religious organisations in the provision of public services would be disastrous for both the public and faith sectors, argues Alastair Lichten.
Thu, 02 Jun 2016
Any attempt to give faith-based organisations more room to discuss religion when running public services risks making their services less inclusive. Besides, public money shouldn't be funding evangelism,...
Fri, 06 Nov 2015
Terry Sanderson argues that the debate over David Cameron's assertions that the UK is a "Christian Nation" has led away from the important question of whether it should be.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014
With the Archbishop of Westminster making the case for clerics in hospitals, Terry Sanderson questions why hospital chaplains are still funded by the public purse when the NHS needs all the help it can...
Mon, 13 May 2013