Tag Archive: British Humanist Association

Aug 11

Gays and Muslims in Islamophobia row

Homosexual activists and Muslims have seriously fallen out over alleged Islamophobia in last month’s London gay pride parade. And not long ago, veteran gay campaigner Peter Tatchell was urging homosexuals and Muslims to unite in solidarity against ‘oppression’.  One supposes he meant from what is left of Christianity in this country. Muslim leaders have made …

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Jul 24

World Humanist Congress meets in Oxford

The World Humanist Congress is meeting in Oxford from 8-10th August 2014. The Congress meets every three years, bringing together activists from over forty countries under the auspices of the International Humanist and Ethical Union. Being ‘ethical’ is important to humanists, because they have constantly to repel charges that without God, they only have their …

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Apr 23

Anti-Christian signatories all signed-up atheists!

  The signatories of a letter accusing David Cameron of ‘fostering alienation and division in our society’ by maintaining that Britain is a Christian country have all turned out to be signed-up atheists. Research carried out by Christian Voice has revealed that every single one of the fifty-five signatories is a ‘Distinguished Supporter‘ of the …

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Apr 23

Britain – Christian country or not?

Senior Conservative politicians have hit back at claims by militant atheists that Britain is not a Christian country. Attorney General Dominic Grieve and Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith told the Daily Telegraph modern Britain had “Christian heritage”. Mr Grieve, a patron of the Conservative Christian Fellowship, said atheism had not made “much progress” in the …

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Oct 14

Secularists behind ‘end oath’ campaign

Magistrates could ask the Government to end the ancient tradition of swearing on the Bible to tell the truth in court if a campaign by secularist groups succeeds. The Magistrates’ Association, which represents 23,000 lay magistrates, has agreed to discuss a motion claiming that the oath should be abolished because some people do not take it …

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Jun 07

Humanists want the church out of schools

A group of humanists are demanding that faith schools should be open to all children, regardless of their parents’ religion. The Fair Admissions Campaign wants all state-funded schools in England and Wales to be open equally to all children, without regard to religion or belief. The Church of England’s website says: ‘ Latest available statistics indicate one in …

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Feb 12

Darwin Day sees evolution in primary schools

The Government has handed atheists a Darwin Day present by promising to indoctrinate primary school children with evolutionism. Education Secretary of State Rt Hon Michael Gove MP has decided to force primary schools in England to teach evolutionary theory.  The announcement was made as part of last week’s English Baccalaureate climb-down statement. It will be …

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