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Ed gives support for humanist marriage

April 30th, 2015 | Posted by Editor in Blog | News - (0 Comments)

In an interview with Pink News, Labour leader Ed Miliband re-iterated the party’s support for legalising humanist marriage in England and Wales. He said, There was widespread support for humanist marriage across Parliament during the passage of Equal Marriage and across the country, including from Labour. We still support the legal recognition of humanist marriages …
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Question your candidates!

April 18th, 2015 | Posted by Editor in Blog | News - (0 Comments)

We’ve written to all Labour parliamentary candidates ahead of the General Election, asking them 10 questions on topics such as education, human rights and constitutional reform. Now’s your chance to question your local candidates. The British Humanist Association (BHA) has set up a an easy way for you to email your local candidates of all parties, to …
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Fight back against faith schools

April 18th, 2015 | Posted by Editor in Blog | News - (0 Comments)

The British Humanist Association (BHA) employs the only dedicated campaigner in the country working on the issue of faith schools. To keep this important position going, the BHA is asking for donations. By giving even a small amount you would be helping to ensure that the BHA is able to keep making significant achievements in …
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New Labour Humanists Leaflet

April 3rd, 2015 | Posted by Editor in Blog | News | Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

   

We are writing to Labour parliamentary candidates ahead of the General Election, asking them to answer 10 questions (below). This is to give our members and the wider Labour electorate more information about their Labour candidates and their perspectives on some issues that matter to them, such as education, human rights and constitutional reform. If …
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At the World Humanist Congress 2014 in Oxford, a fantastic panel bringing together humanists from UK, Europe and the USA discussed ‘Should Humanism matter in politics’: London Assembly member Tom Copley, UK Member of Parliament Kerry McCarthy, American Humanist Association Director of Development and Communications Maggie Ardiente and European Humanist Federation policy director Julie Pernet …
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We welcome today’s announcement that a Labour Government would make Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) compulsory in all state-funded schools, including Academies, Free Schools and Voluntary Aided schools. It has been reported in Pink News that Labour plans to make ‘age-appropriate SRE more LGBT inclusive’ and will also ‘ensure all teachers are trained to deal with homophobic …
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We’ve been campaigning for the legal recognition of humanist marriage in England and Wales – something that is already available and increasingly popular in Scotland. Currently, humanist weddings in England and Wales have no legal force of their own, and couples are required to pay a visit to the registry office to make their marriages …
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Fight back against faith schools

October 12th, 2014 | Posted by Editor in Blog | News - (0 Comments)

Please show your support for inclusive schools by donating whatever you can in support of the British Humanist Association’s (BHA) Faith Schools Campaigner. Each year the BHA, which is a charity reliant on donations and membership fees, fundraises to retain its fantastic Faith Schools Campaigner, who is the only campaigner working full time in opposition to …
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Very pleased to see Labour’s commitment to education, to a stronger school admissions code, to supporting teachers, to compulsory SRE in every state school. My constituency party Chipping Barnet supports inclusive schools and the best teachers free to teach in any state school. That is why Labour needs to go further and address the issue …
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