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Newsline - The Weekly Newsletter from the NSS

Newsline is the weekly newsletter from the National Secular Society of the UK. It rounds up the important news stories of the previous week, offering insight and opinion from the NSS and other sources.

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Newsline – 31st August 2012

Newsline is the weekly newsletter from the National Secular Society.  Every week we collate the stories and issues or most importance to our members and offer reportage and insight.  Our audio edition takes the main stories and offers them in an easy-to-listen podcast, available online and via iTunes subscription (for free). Join Britain’s only organisation working exclusively towards a secular society www.secularism.org.uk Listen to the AUDIO VERSION by clicking the play button below https://nssnewsline.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/nss-newsline-podcast-31st-august-2012.mp3 You can also subscribe to the audio version for FREE using iTunes:  In this week’s Newsline Cromer Council agrees to take prayers off the agenda Free speech protest calls on Cameron to reform insults law Religious beliefs should be respected – when rights are not impeded Faith based welfare looms as local authorities ask ‘Big Society’ to deliver crisis aid to the vulnerable Catholic schools to be challenged in High Court Read the full newsletter BY CLICKING HERE

3 Sep 2012

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Newsline -10th August 2012

Newsline is the weekly newsletter from the National Secular Society.  Every week we collate the stories and issues or most importance to our members and offer reportage and insight.  Our audio edition takes the main stories and offers them in an easy-to-listen podcast, available online and via iTunes subscription (for free). Join Britain’s only organisation working exclusively towards a secular society www.secularism.org.uk Listen to the AUDIO VERSION by clicking the play button below https://nssnewsline.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/nss-newsline-podcast-10th-august-2012.mp3 You can also subscribe to the audio version for FREE using iTunes:  In this week’s Newsline Muslim woman sacked for wearing a headscarf loses religious discrimination claim on a technicality Number of atheists around the world is rising Catholic Church doesn’t want to share its free schools with non-Catholics Read the full newsletter BY CLICKING HERE

13 Aug 2012

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Newsline – 27th July 2012

Newsline is the weekly newsletter from the National Secular Society.  Every week we collate the stories and issues or most importance to our members and offer reportage and insight.  Our audio edition takes the main stories and offers them in an easy-to-listen podcast, available online and via iTunes subscription (for free). Join Britain’s only organisation working exclusively towards a secular society www.secularism.org.uk Listen to the AUDIO VERSION by clicking the play button below https://nssnewsline.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/nss-newsline-podcast-27th-july-2012.mp3 You can also subscribe to the audio version for FREE using iTunes:  In this week’s Newsline Victory for community school fighting merger with Church school Gay marriage promised in Scotland – but Church wangles concessions in schools Christian group targets schools with frightening and dubious anti-abortion message Swiss and Austrian hospitals suspend infant circumcision procedures Read the full newsletter BY CLICKING HERE

29 Jul 2012

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Newsline – 13th July 2012

Newsline is the weekly newsletter from the National Secular Society.  Every week we collate the stories and issues or most importance to our members and offer reportage and insight.  Our audio edition takes the main stories and offers them in an easy-to-listen podcast, available online and via iTunes subscription (for free). Join Britain’s only organisation working exclusively towards a secular society www.secularism.org.uk Listen to the AUDIO VERSION by clicking the play button below https://nssnewsline.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/nss-newsline-podcast-13th-july-2012.mp3 You can also subscribe to the audio version for FREE using iTunes:  In this week’s Newsline Parents, teachers and governors ignored as council hands community school to church – and first “religionisation” teachers’ strike Bishops come under fire but Lords Reform now looks a distant prospect Vatican’s use of the law to try to hide its secrets will backfire The myth of the Nadia Eweida case gets another dishonest outing Read the full newsletter BY CLICKING HERE

14 Jul 2012

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Newsline – 6th July 2012

Newsline is the weekly newsletter from the National Secular Society.  Every week we collate the stories and issues or most importance to our members and offer reportage and insight.  Our audio edition takes the main stories and offers them in an easy-to-listen podcast, available online and via iTunes subscription (for free). Join Britain’s only organisation working exclusively towards a secular society www.secularism.org.uk Listen to the AUDIO VERSION by clicking the play button below https://nssnewsline.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/nss-newsline-podcast-6th-july-2012.mp3 You can also subscribe to the audio version for FREE using iTunes:  In this week’s Newsline National Trust puts creationism on show at new visitor centre Dagenham teachers to strike over “faith school” proposals Public supports getting rid of the bishops’ bench Why won’t the Government get rid of this pesky threat to free speech that nobody wants? Religious circumcision ruled unlawful in German court Read the full newsletter BY CLICKING HERE

14 Jul 2012

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Newsline – 22nd June 2012

Newsline is the weekly newsletter from the National Secular Society.  Every week we collate the stories and issues or most importance to our members and offer reportage and insight.  Our audio edition takes the main stories and offers them in an easy-to-listen podcast, available online and via iTunes subscription (for free). Join Britain’s only organisation working exclusively towards a secular society www.secularism.org.uk Listen to the AUDIO VERSION by clicking the play button below https://nssnewsline.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/nss-newsline-podcast-22nd-june-2012.mp3 You can also subscribe to the audio version for FREE using iTunes:  In this week’s Newsline Christian GP says he will pay no heed to the GMC Religious threats to free speech in Britain and Poland Catholic Education Service rebuked for blurring distinction between faith and politics in schools Read the full newsletter BY CLICKING HERE

28 Jun 2012

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Newsline – 15th June 2012

Newsline is the weekly newsletter from the National Secular Society.  Every week we collate the stories and issues or most importance to our members and offer reportage and insight.  Our audio edition takes the main stories and offers them in an easy-to-listen podcast, available online and via iTunes subscription (for free). Join Britain’s only organisation working exclusively towards a secular society www.secularism.org.uk Listen to the AUDIO VERSION by clicking the play button below https://nssnewsline.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/nss-newsline-podcast-15th-june-2012.mp3 You can also subscribe to the audio version for FREE using iTunes:  In this week’s Newsline Evangelising GP disciplined by medical watchdog Church-state confrontation raises the issue of disestablishment Why the Church must not win in this confrontation with the state Miracle healing group can continue to make dangerous claims on website, says ASA Compromise over cross at crematorium Read the full newsletter BY CLICKING HERE

18 Jun 2012

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Newsline – 18th May 2012

Newsline is the weekly newsletter from the National Secular Society.  Every week we collate the stories and issues or most importance to our members and offer reportage and insight.  Our audio edition takes the main stories and offers them in an easy-to-listen podcast, available online and via iTunes subscription (for free). Join Britain’s only organisation working exclusively towards a secular society www.secularism.org.uk Listen to the AUDIO VERSION by clicking the play button below https://nssnewsline.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/nss-newsline-podcast-18th-may-2012.mp3 You can also subscribe to the audio version for FREE using iTunes:  In this week’s Newsline Home Secretary under pressure to reform Public Order Act Cardinal who covered up child abuse and got away with it says secularists are immoral Gove goes ahead with school Bible distribution Monarch’s role as head of Church of England “unsustainable” Read the full newsletter BY CLICKING HERE

25 May 2012

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Newsline – 11th May 2012

Newsline is the weekly newsletter from the National Secular Society.  Every week we collate the stories and issues or most importance to our members and offer reportage and insight.  Our audio edition takes the main stories and offers them in an easy-to-listen podcast, available online and via iTunes subscription (for free). Join Britain’s only organisation working exclusively towards a secular society www.secularism.org.uk Listen to the AUDIO VERSION by clicking the play button below https://nssnewsline.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/nss-newsline-podcast-11th-may-2012.mp3 You can also subscribe to the audio version for FREE using iTunes:  In this week’s Newsline NSS call for Northern Ireland child abuse investigation Murdoch no match for Benedict in the ‘unfit to govern’ stakes Welsh Minister says Catholic schools may be breaking the law by opposing gay marriage Transport subsidies to faith schools axed Read the full newsletter BY CLICKING HERE

12 May 2012

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Newsline – 20th April 2012

Newsline is the weekly newsletter from the National Secular Society.  Every week we collate the stories and issues or most importance to our members and offer reportage and insight.  Our audio edition takes the main stories and offers them in an easy-to-listen podcast, available online and via iTunes subscription (for free). Join Britain’s only organisation working exclusively towards a secular society www.secularism.org.uk Listen to the AUDIO VERSION by clicking the play button below https://nssnewsline.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/nss-newsline-podcast-20th-april-2012.mp3 You can also subscribe to the audio version for FREE using iTunes:  In this week’s Newsline NSS challenges Bear Grylls over Scouts inclusivity claims Government to work with Church of England to promote more religious schools Boris Johnson attacks “secularist agenda” Poll shows Catholic Church completely out of touch with modern Irish society Survey shows belief in God declining worldwide Read the full newsletter BY CLICKING HERE

22 Apr 2012

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