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: Mon, 16 Dec 2019
A regulator hasn't opened a statutory inquiry into a charity behind a TV station which has promoted Islamist extremism, the NSS can reveal....
Posted: Tue, 26 Nov 2019
The NSS has referred 10 Christadelphian charities to the Charity Commission over concerns that they promote deeply intolerant messages.
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.
As a report shows some religious groups are helping survivors of modern slavery without proselytising, Megan Manson says public sector bodies must ensure all organisations that provide services adopt similar...
Posted: Thu, 20 Feb 2020
An Islamic organisation which condones extremist messages was among charities which registered on questionable grounds in October. The bar for religious groups to become charities is set too low, says...
Posted: Tue, 19 Nov 2019
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