For Freedom And Fairness
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.
Blasphemy to intimidation, we've always robustly challenged religious threats to free expression.
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.
Fri, 23 Feb 2018
A judicial complaints office has rejected all complaints against a North London coroner who treats people equally regardless of religion.
Fri, 09 Feb 2018
The NSS has criticised the Foreign Office for "fetishising Islamic head coverings" after it encouraged staff to mark 'world hijab day'.
Tue, 09 Jan 2018
A minister has told the NSS public services must be delivered "on an equal opportunities basis", including by religious groups.
Fri, 05 Jan 2018
The NSS has expressed support for a North London coroner facing calls to be sacked after refusing to prioritise religious burials over others.
Thu, 07 Dec 2017
The NSS has written to the Government after a minister said Christian charities need not hide their faith when providing public services.
A new civil service post may be intended to promote 'inclusion'. But insistently bringing religion into the workplace will promote it and encourage an assertive form of selfishness at public expense, says Chris Sloggett.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Until now, being Christian has been deemed an 'occupational requirement' for all 2,000 staff working for CrossReach, which provides support to some of the most vulnerable people in Scotland.
Tue, 13 Jun 2017
An increased role for religious organisations in the provision of public services would be disastrous for both the public and faith sectors, argues Alastair Lichten.
Thu, 02 Jun 2016
In The Problem of Proselytism, the problem is the contested definition of the word proselytism rather than proselytism itself – which, they argue, isn't really a problem at all.
Fri, 06 Nov 2015
There are many ways to do good, including campaigning for human rights and equality over discrimination and prejudice, but charitable work is not a bargaining chip for special privileges, argues Alistair McBay.
Tue, 06 Jan 2015