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  1. Take Action: Write to your MLAs asking them to support repeal of Northern Ireland’s Blasphemy laws! All the major political parties have come out in favour of repealing Northern Ireland’s blasphemy laws – except for the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). In response to a Northern Ireland Humanists campaign, Sinn Fein, the Social Democratic and Labour Party, […]
  2. In a debate following the publication earlier this week of the Bishop of Truro’s Independent Review for the Foreign Secretary of FCO Support for Persecuted Christians, peers in the House of Lords called on the UK Government to conduct a similar review into the persecution of the non-religious around the world. Humanists UK endorses these […]
  3. Britain has continued its long-term trend towards being less and less religious, with the number of people saying they belong to no religion growing from two in five (43%) to a more than half (52%) over the last decade. That is the headline findings of the 2018 British Social Attitudes Survey, the results of which […]
  4. Teachers from across England will be better equipped to teach humanism in their classrooms after Humanists UK held a conference for 80 teachers in London yesterday. Humanists UK’s Understanding Humanism Teachers Conference was held at Conway Hall yesterday to broaden teachers’ subject knowledge about humanism and provide them with ideas and resources for the classroom. […]
  5. MPs have voted today in favour of compelling the UK Government to make same-sex marriage legal in Northern Ireland, to decriminalise abortion, and to make provision for legal abortion in the cases of sexual crime and foetal abnormality. The Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill, as amended, will now require the Government to change the law […]