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, 01 Oct 2019
The NSS has urged the lord chancellor to scrap the annual Anglican services which mark the start of the legal year.
Posted: Fri, 20 Sep 2019
The NSS has criticised a Dorset town council for spending £40,000 on church repairs despite the Church of England's significant wealth....
Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2019
The NSS has called for a "serious rethink" of religion's public role amid a significant decline in affiliation to the Church of England.
Posted: Thu, 04 Jul 2019
Senior Church of England figures including the archbishops of Canterbury and York have faced severe criticism at the IICSA inquiry.
Posted: Thu, 20 Jun 2019
The clerical abuse survivors' group MACSAS has warned that children will remain at risk until mandatory reporting laws are introduced.
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
As affiliation to Anglicanism continues its rapid decline the Church of England's privileges are increasingly unsustainable, says Stephen Evans. Let's disestablish the church and embrace a secular state....
Posted: Fri, 18 Oct 2019
The bishop of London has lamented the state of British democracy while delivering a sermon at the annual judges' service. Perhaps someone should point out the undemocratic nature of her own position, says...
Posted: Fri, 04 Oct 2019
Prince William's comments on supporting his children if they are gay should be treated with much less significance than the fact he is due to lead an established church which obstructs LGBT equality, says...
Posted: Thu, 27 Jun 2019
A damning report from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has highlighted the need for independent oversight of the Church of England's safeguarding procedures and a mandatory reporting law,...
Posted: Thu, 09 May 2019