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.
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.
Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021
The NSS has urged the government to ensure women's health is prioritised over religious concerns in response to a consultation.
Posted: Fri, 05 Mar 2021
A regulator has appointed an interim manager to a church after the NSS raised concerns over 'plague protection kits' sold by its bishop.
Posted: Thu, 04 Mar 2021
The NSS has said measures currently allowing women to have early medical abortions at home should be made permanent across Britain.
Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020
A regulator has reminded Lloyds Pharmacy of its guidance after the NSS raised the case of a woman who was refused the morning after pill....
Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020
The NSS has called for a review of some NHS trusts' deferential relationships with Jehovah's Witnesses' 'hospital liaison committees'.
Ahead of parliament's first consideration of assisted dying for six years, Stephen Evans calls on secularists to help ensure that religious objections don't stand in the way of necessary reform.
Posted: Thu, 14 Oct 2021
As politicians again grapple with assisted dying, we should beware attempts to impose a religious worldview on those who want the option of alleviating their suffering, argues Stephen Evans.
Posted: Thu, 24 Jun 2021
With the country again plunged into a strict lockdown, Stephen Evans questions the rationale behind and wisdom of an exemption for religious worship in England.
Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021
As the High Court considers whether to let a girl from a Jehovah's Witness community refuse blood transfusions, Dr Antony Lempert says the precedent of overriding a child's refusal of lifesaving treatment...
Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020
A ruling on abortion in Poland has again highlighted the government's damagingly close relationship with the Catholic Church. But many Poles are now questioning the church's power, says Aleksandra Myslek....
Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020