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  1. Voters in the Republic of Ireland appear to have voted overwhelmingly to repeal the controversial eighth amendment to the constitution which bans abortion in all but the most extreme circumstances. Humanists UK and Northern Ireland Humanists are together one of the UK’s largest pro-choice groups, and encouraged Irish citizens to go home to vote in […]
  2. Surveys have repeatedly found Wales to be the least religious part of the UK, and a majority non-religious country. This fact is not lost on the Church in Wales, part of the Anglican Communion, which has announced it will spend £10 million funding projects to convert more Welsh people to Christianity. Wales Humanists, which represents […]
  3. The All Party Parliamentary Humanist Group (APPHG) held an event in Parliament today to launch its new report on the legal recognition of humanist marriage in England and Wales. The event brought to an end the APPHG’s three-month inquiry into humanist marriage and hosted a discussion of the report’s key findings and recommendations. The report, […]
  4. Two new reports published by University College London’s The Constitution Unit think tank have proposed that the swearing of royal oaths and coronation ceremony accompanying the accession of Prince Charles to the throne should remove most religious elements to better reflect ‘a more secular and diverse society and a more decentralised Union state’. Humanists UK, […]
  5. In a new report published today All Party Parliamentary Humanist Group (APPHG) Co-Chairs Crispin Blunt MP and Baroness (Joan) Bakewell have called for legal recognition to be extended to humanist marriages in England and Wales. The report follows an inquiry of the Group conducted over the last three months, into the barriers to such recognition, […]