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Statement from the Scottish Secular Society

Posted by on 5 May, 2017 in Press Releases, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Statement from the Scottish Secular Society

We are here to support our neighbours, family and friends through this horrible attack, through the rebuilding of our lives together, towards a future that continues to be better than before.

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The official launch of the Norther Ireland Humanists

Posted by on 5 May, 2017 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The official launch of the Norther Ireland Humanists

Our friends in Northern Ireland officially launched the latest humanist organisation, Northern Ireland Humanist. The evening took place at the lovely Belfast Castle. Boyd Sleator, Operations Coordinator, has done a wonderful job this past year, heading the efforts. We wish them all the best and hope to see more of them in the future.      ...

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Homophobic row at school – Falkirk Herald

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Homophobic row at school – Falkirk Herald

The Scottish Secular Society (SSS) condemned the presence of a leaflet entitled The Church and Same-Sex Attraction at Falkirk’s St Mungo’s High School.

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The SSS condemn the distribution of homophobic literature at a local high school

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The SSS condemn the distribution of homophobic literature at a local high school

The Scottish Secular Society fully condemn the recent distribution of homophobic literature at St. Mungo’s High School.

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Welcome Our New Board for the 2017-18 year!

Posted by on 4 April, 2017 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Welcome Our New Board for the 2017-18 year!

  Following our Annual General Meeting last night we have a new board! In our fifth year, the campaign for increased secularism in Scottish society continues. The Scottish Secular Society provides a strong secular voice, advocating a more cohesive, rational and equal society- in which both freedom of and freedom from religion are respected. We’d like to thank two board members who have reluctantly stood down due to pressing life commitments; Douglas McLellan, former Vice Chair, and Steffy Heggarty, our former Interfaith Officer. They’ve...

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Speaking before the Edinburgh Secular Society

Posted by on 4 April, 2017 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Speaking before the Edinburgh Secular Society

  We send our warmest thank you to the members of the Edinburgh Secular Society. Charlie Lynch and Megan Crawford, attended by SSS member Brendan Devlin, had the privilege of being invited to be the guest speakers for the ESS monthly meeting. Charlie delivered an insightful perspective about where the SSS has come from, but most especially where we are heading. You could even say 2017 is our own “Great Taking Off”.   Charlie discussed our present and future petitions, our newest affiliations with various organisations...

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Representatives of Scotland’s secular and humanist societies offer a united statement against the recent attacks

Posted by on 3 March, 2017 in Press Releases, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Representatives of Scotland’s secular and humanist societies offer a united statement against the recent attacks

Dignity, safety, compassion and love for one another must be at the forefront of our minds today.

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Stornoway’s Sunday swimmers need your help (and a little bit of cash)

Posted by on 11 November, 2016 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Stornoway’s Sunday swimmers need your help (and a little bit of cash)

Comhairle nan Eilean Sia (Western Isles Council) consider it sinful to swim in the public baths on Sunday. That is a matter for them. They wish to impose this view on all Stornoway sports facility users. That is a matter for all of us. It is discrimination against non-Christians, and indeed against the many Christians who think that taking a swim on the Sabbath is ok.

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Scottish Secular Society backs Dundee church over giant cross

Posted by on 10 October, 2016 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Scottish Secular Society backs Dundee church over giant cross

A Dundee church at the centre of a planning row over a giant cross has won support from an unusual source — The Scottish Secular Society.

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HUMANISTS IN FIGHT FOR PUPILS’ RIGHTS | On The Button

Posted by on 10 October, 2016 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

HUMANISTS IN FIGHT FOR PUPILS’ RIGHTS | On The Button

Scottish Humanists gear up for high court battle with religious institutions to give pupils
the right to opt-out of religious observance in schools.

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