Fiona Bruce MP

NSS urges even-handed approach to freedom of religion or belief

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020

The National Secular Society has urged the UK's new envoy on freedom of religion or belief, Fiona Bruce, to take an even-handed rather than selective approach to promoting the principle.

Fiona Bruce was appointed as the prime minister's special envoy for freedom... Read More »

Freedom of Thought Report 2020

Pandemic harming freedom from religion in many countries, says report

Posted: Fri, 11 Dec 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has undermined the rights of people who reject religious norms in many countries, according to the latest Freedom of Thought Report from Humanists International.

This year's edition of the report, an annual assessment on the rights of... Read More »

Scottish parliament

Amend hate crime bill to protect free speech, Scottish government told

Posted: Thu, 10 Dec 2020

A group of MSPs has called for changes to Scotland's current hate crime bill, after taking evidence from groups including the NSS. Read More »

Religion in class

Most Brits don’t consider religious studies important, poll finds

Posted: Thu, 03 Dec 2020

A majority of adults in Britain don't consider it important to teach religious studies at secondary school, according to a new poll. Read More »

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