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, 02 Apr 2020
The charity regulator is to scrutinise a church over its bishop's sale of "plague protection kits" during the coronavirus outbreak.
Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020
A European court has rejected an appeal by two nurses who were not hired as midwives in Sweden because they refused to perform abortions....
Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020
A medical regulator will review a decision not to investigate a GP who brings up religion during appointments after an NSS intervention.
Posted: Thu, 19 Dec 2019
Patients complained at a surgery where a doctor was recently told he would face no action for pushing religion on patients, it's emerged....
Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2019
The religious and cultural circumcision of non-consenting boys is "morally impermissible", according to a panel of experts.
As a group of religious leaders threatens legal action over the closure of places of worship during the coronavirus crisis, Stephen Evans says public health must be the priority in deciding when to reopen...
Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020
If we want to protect vulnerable people from being duped into buying 'miracle cures' from religious charities we should start by reforming charity law, says Megan Manson.
Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020
A report highlighting the institutional bias towards Christianity in NHS chaplaincy services should prompt us to ask whether taxpayers should fund chaplaincy in the health service at all, says Dr Antony...
Posted: Mon, 02 Mar 2020
The General Medical Council has decided not to pursue a case against a GP who was accused of pushing religion on a vulnerable patient. Stephen Evans warns against allowing this exploitative behaviour....
Posted: Tue, 10 Dec 2019
Doctors in Britain should follow the lead of those who have declared ritual male circumcision a breach of medical ethics, argues Dr Antony Lempert.
Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019