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, 17 Feb 2020
Renfrewshire Council plans to extend the priority given to children who are baptised Catholic for admission to Catholic schools.
Posted: Thu, 13 Feb 2020
A challenge to a decision to open a new selective Catholic school has been rejected, despite strong backing from local residents.
Posted: Wed, 12 Feb 2020
Secularism and tolerance of individual rights have made societies more prosperous, educated and democratic, according to a major study.
Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020
The Council of Europe has rejected a motion calling for 'reasonable accommodation' of in the workplace – but adopted an alternative....
Posted: Mon, 03 Feb 2020
The NSS has been refused permission for a judicial review against Vale of Glamorgan Council over a Church in Wales school's expansion.
After he was refused permission for a judicial review against Vale of Glamorgan Council, James Brunt says its decision to expand a faith school was based on dubious methodology and defied reasonable logic....
Posted: Fri, 14 Feb 2020
The conviction of France's most senior Catholic cleric for failing to report child abuse has been overturned. Keith Porteous Wood says this should be a warning to those charged with responding to abuse...
Posted: Thu, 06 Feb 2020
A new bill proposes to end Church of England bishops' automatic right to sit in parliament. This religious privilege is part of an unjust status quo and should be addressed, says Stephen Evans.
Posted: Fri, 31 Jan 2020
A religiously diverse new intake of MPs should prompt the removal of parliamentary prayers and the Church of England's privilege in our political institutions, says Megan Manson.
Posted: Fri, 31 Jan 2020
The C of E's position that sex is only for heterosexual married couples is heartless, discriminatory and out of touch with the country it supposedly serves. Time to cut its ties to the state, says Keith...
Posted: Thu, 30 Jan 2020