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Press Release: The SSS welcomes Norther Ireland’s referendum on the 8th Amendment

Posted by on 10 October, 2017 in Press Releases, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Press Release: The SSS welcomes Norther Ireland’s referendum on the 8th Amendment

This referendum is the result of a long-fought campaign to repeal the 1983 decision.

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Press Release: Response to Smyllum Park Allegations

Posted by on 9 September, 2017 in News, Press Releases, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Press Release: Response to Smyllum Park Allegations

Readers of the National will doubtless be aware of the highly disturbing allegations of violence and brutality against children who had been placed in the ‘care’ of nuns at Smyllum Park, Lanark.

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Press Release: Response to the evidence that Scotland is now Majority not religious

Posted by on 9 September, 2017 in News, Press Releases, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Press Release: Response to the evidence that Scotland is now Majority not religious

The Scottish Secular Society call upon the Scottish Government to recognise the rapid decline of religion in our society and realign our laws to reflect this attitude.

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Letters II: More secular society means we are happier

Posted by on 7 July, 2017 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Letters II: More secular society means we are happier

Long established structures, institutions and traditions are openly being questioned and, frankly, this is a good and healthy development.

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Report on Evidence Session of Bullying and Harassment in Schools – EHRiC

Posted by on 6 June, 2017 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Report on Evidence Session of Bullying and Harassment in Schools – EHRiC

A Committee examination of various issues relating to the bullying and harassment of children and young people in the Scottish school system.

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Evidence of Bullying and Harassment in Schools – EHRiC

Posted by on 6 June, 2017 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Evidence of Bullying and Harassment in Schools – EHRiC

The SSS thank the EHRiC for inviting our organisation to give evidence on bullying and harassment of children and young people in our Scottish schools.

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Welcoming the CoS move toward a more humanity-based morality.

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

Welcoming the CoS move toward a more humanity-based morality.

The Scottish Secular Society welcome the Church of Scotland General Assembly’s approval of an apology to gay people for the past discrimination they have faced in the Church.

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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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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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