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, 24 Nov 2020
The NSS has welcomed the Scottish government's decision to strengthen a clause on free speech on religion in its current hate crime bill....
Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020
The NSS has said temporary changes to many faith schools' admissions policies should prompt lasting change to make schools more inclusive....
Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020
The NSS has raised the alarm over an independent faith school which claims to teach creationism as science.
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020
Leading human rights barrister Geoffrey Robertson has called for the C of E's disestablishment in the NSS's 2020 Bradlaugh Lecture.
Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020
The NSS has urged the government to take up the case of an Iranian activist who faces a long jail term for protesting against mandatory veiling....
As the High Court considers whether to let a girl from a Jehovah's Witness community refuse blood transfusions, Dr Antony Lempert says the precedent of overriding a child's refusal of lifesaving treatment...
Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020
A ruling on abortion in Poland has again highlighted the government's damagingly close relationship with the Catholic Church. But many Poles are now questioning the church's power, says Aleksandra Myslek....
Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020
The church was given a key role on the board of our local multi-academy trust – even though there were no faith schools in it. Chris Leng questions the assumptions which lay behind this arrangement....
Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020
Liberal equivocation on whether to stand up to jihadist murder and Islamist intimidation is morally wrong, misguided and counter-productive, says Chris Sloggett.
Posted: Wed, 04 Nov 2020