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, 23 Nov 2017
The NSS has warned that human rights in the UK - previously guaranteed under EU charters - are now under unprecedented threat.
Mon, 23 Oct 2017
A 'devout Christian' who was sacked as an NHS director after opposing same-sex adoption has lost his claim for religious discrimination.
Wed, 18 Oct 2017
The NSS has accused the government of obfuscating over the extent of religious schools' ability to discriminate when hiring teachers.
Fri, 29 Sep 2017
LSE has accepted that gender segregation at an Islamic Society dinner was unlawful after an NSS-backed complaint.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The NSS has promised to "actively support" efforts to outlaw caste discrimination after taking part in an official consultation on the issue....
UNESCO says gender equality is one of its top priorities. But Megan Manson says it is protecting misogynistic attitudes by awarding World Heritage Status to religious sites that practise sexual discrimination....
Wed, 11 Oct 2017
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
It has been another week in which we've seen Christians in the Middle East losing their lives to violence and persecution, but much media attention in the UK has instead focussed around the plight of a...
Wed, 14 Dec 2016
The British media unquestioningly promulgates the false narrative of Christians being discriminated against in the workplace. Terry Sanderson looks at the latest case involving a Christian disciplined...
Thu, 23 Apr 2015
NSS president Terry Sanderson challenges the notion that Christians are widely discriminated against in the workplace, and calls for fairness, justice and common sense.
Fri, 13 Mar 2015