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Newsline 17 January 2014

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The God question: A tale of two adverts

The God question: A tale of two adverts

Opinion | Tue, 07 Jan 2014

Alistair McBay examines the PR campaign behind an educational resource that seeks to bring creationism and intelligent design into the science classrooms of Scotland.

NSS Speaks Out

We were quoted worldwide on the Holy See's public examination at the UN after our comments were picked up by the AFP news agency. Terry Sanderson also discussed religion and politics on LBC, and religion in the workplace on national and local BBC radio after Marks & Spencer accommodated a Muslim workers request not to sell alcohol and pork. Campaigns manager Stephen Evans discussed free speech and the need to reform Clause 1 on a number of local BBC radio stations.

Join us for the Secularist of the Year awards!

We'll be announcing the shortlist of nominees for Secularist of the Year soon and we hope you'll be able to join us for the presentation on Saturday 29 March when the winner receives the £5000 Irwin prize. This year it will be presented by Kerry McCarthy MP, Shadow Minister for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.

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