A significant part of our output, largely hidden from view, is our submissions to Government or international bodies' consultations. A selection of these submissions can be found below.
A letter to the Chairman of the BBC, Michael Grade, about the quantity of religious broadcasting.
Text of speech by Keith Porteous Wood of the National Society given in Moses Room, House of Lords.
I am here to plead the case in opposition to a law of Incitement of Religious Hatred on behalf of those who make a living from creativity: those whose job it is to analyse, to criticise and to satirise.
NSS President Dennis Cobell broadcast an alternative Christmas message on BBC Radio London on 25 December 2004.
Submission to Home Affairs Select Committee on incitement to Religious Hatred Law, Blasphemy and Religious Discrimination Law.
To the questions posed by the Newsline editor: “Should Newsline ease up on religion?
Founded in 1866 by radical MP Charles Bradlaugh, the National Secular Society is the most prominent organisation in Britain supporting the rights of the non-religious and campaigning for an end to religious privilege and the separation of church and state.
Joint Submission by the [U.K.] National Secular Society (NSS) and the [Italian] Union of Rationalist Atheists and Agnostics (UAAR).
We appreciate being given the opportunity to respond to the above consultation. Our response is confined to the welfare and labelling considerations associated with ritual/religious slaughter.
The NSS is the most prominent organisation campaigning for a secular society which gives equality of rights and opportunities for everyone, including the non-religious.