Press Releases

Letter: The Scottish Secular Society responds to Kevin McKenna’s article

Posted by on 1 January, 2018 in Press Releases, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Letter: The Scottish Secular Society responds to Kevin McKenna’s article

Kevin McKenna was correct in arguing that having denominational schools are not a right of religions; he was wrong (more…)

Press Release: The SSS welcomes the announcement of a pardon for thousands of gay and bisexual men

Posted by on 11 November, 2017 in Press Releases, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Press Release: The SSS welcomes the announcement of a pardon for thousands of gay and bisexual men

The Scottish Secular Society welcomes the announcement yesterday (7th November) by the First Minister of a pardon for thousands of gay and bisexual men who were subject to legal prosecution prior to 1981 and subsequently due to use of outdated laws. (more…)

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

In light of the recent news regarding the overdue referendum on Ireland’s near total ban on abortion – the “8th Amendment” – the Scottish Secular Society voice our support for its repeal, (more…)

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

Dear Editor,

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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 find ourselves, yet again, looking into the fearful aftermath of another public attack. Words may seem a small gesture in this time, (more…)

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

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

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Response to Scottish Parliament’s action against homophobia

Posted by on 6 June, 2016 in News, Press Releases, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Response to Scottish Parliament’s action against homophobia

The Scottish Secular Society today welcomed a pledge of swift action against homophobia in Scottish schools by party leaders in the Scottish Parliament in the wake of the horrific events in Orlando, Florida. (more…)

The Scottish Secular Society welcomes the latest decision by Church of Scotland

Posted by on 5 May, 2016 in News, Press Releases, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Scottish Secular Society welcomes the latest decision by Church of Scotland

The Scottish Secular Society welcomes the recent decision from the Church of Scotland which recognises and accepts same-sex marriage and civil partnerships of their ministers and deacons.

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