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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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An open letter to the Church of England from a number of prominent Anglicans, published in The Guardian, urges the Church to change its guidance to Christian faith schools schools to encourage them to end religious selection in admissions. The Times has also published a letter from a Rabbi and a Reverend, setting out how …
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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 are delighted to announce that, for the first time, we will have a presence at Welsh Labour conference in Swansea, 1 – 15 February. In addition to a stand in the exhibition, we will be holding a joint fringe event with the British Humanist Association (BHA) at 17:30, Committee Room 3c in Brangwyn Hall, …
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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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End Blasphemy Laws – we give our support

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

A new campaign has been launched to end blasphemy laws across the world. The campaign is led by the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) and the European Humanist Federation (EHF), and is supported by the British Humanist Association (BHA), to which we are affiliated. The BHA states that the campaign ‘will put pressure on states …
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