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: Tue, 08 Oct 2019
The NSS has again called for legal reform after a regulator said it couldn't refuse to register 'controversial' religious charities.
Posted: Wed, 12 Jun 2019
The NSS has reported four Islamic charities to the charities regulator after revealing that they promote deeply intolerant messages.
Posted: Wed, 08 May 2019
A charity set up for the advancement of Islam that used an imam who encouraged support for Islamic State has been dissolved.
Posted: Thu, 18 Apr 2019
The NSS has called for scrutiny into charities in insular religious communities following alleged money laundering involving Jewish charities....
Posted: Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Islamic charities have linked to content endorsing marital rape and execution for homosexuality and 'apostasy', the NSS has found.
As the UK's political parties consider their manifestos for the upcoming election, Stephen Evans outlines a series of secularist pledges they should include to advance freedom, fairness and equal citizenship....
Posted: Tue, 05 Nov 2019
Samaritan's Purse is again launching its Christmas shoebox scheme in parts of the UK. The harm done by Operation Christmas Child should prompt a rethink of this Evangelical group's charitable status, says...
Posted: Wed, 25 Sep 2019
The existence of religious charities that support and facilitate infant circumcision demonstrates the urgent need to reform charity law, argues Megan Manson.
Posted: Tue, 23 Jul 2019
The Jehovah's Witnesses organisation causes serious abuse and harm, says Lloyd Evans. Its charitable status should be revoked – and society should stop assuming religious organisations only have...
Posted: Tue, 26 Mar 2019
An NSS report says 'the advancement of religion' should be removed as a charitable purpose. Stephen Evans says the law should align with public opinion and only support charities that deliver a genuine...
Posted: Fri, 22 Mar 2019