SOCIETY OF BIOLOGY BACKS SCOTTISH SECULAR SOCIETY PETITION FOR GUIDANCE FOR TEACHERS ON CREATIONISM

SOCIETY OF BIOLOGY BACKS SCOTTISH SECULAR SOCIETY PETITION FOR GUIDANCE FOR TEACHERS ON CREATIONISM  
  • SSS claim petition damaged by failure to publish
  • Society for Biology also urges appropriate support for teachers
  • Petition backed by 3 Nobel Prize winners2
  The Scottish Secular Society welcome today’s publication of the statement in support of our petition from the Society of Biology1, the … Continue Reading ››
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Creationist Manoeuvres in the Dark

spen1 copy Spencer Fildes and Rev David Robertson Creationist Manoeuvres in the Dark by SecularSpen   I usually stay out of his nonsense but on this occasion, as it was about our petition to prevent evolution denial in schools, I felt compelled to respond to Rev David Andrew Robertson who wrote … Continue Reading ››
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Press & Journal asked to respond to Scottish Secular Society following likely breach of editorial standards after ‘atheist’ slur.

newspapers PRESS & JOURNAL ASKED TO RESPOND TO SCOTTISH SECULAR SOCIETY FOLLOWING LIKELY BREACH OF EDITORIAL STANDARDS AFTER ‘ATHEIST’ SLUR  
  • Second press complaint win for SSS
  • Spencer Fildes claim slur is being repeated as true
The Scottish Secular Society (SSS) has today won a ruling after a misleading article headed … Continue Reading ››
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SCOTTISH SECULAR SOCIETY AGAINST EVOLUTION DENIAL IN SCHOOLS BEFORE PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE

  SCOTTISH SECULAR SOCIETY AGAINST EVOLUTION DENIAL IN SCHOOLS BEFORE PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE  
  • SSS before committee on 11 November 2014
  • Backed by 3 Nobel Prize winners
  • Now reported worldwide
The Scottish Secular Society’s petition to the Scottish Parliament will be heard Tuesday, 11 November at 10 a.m. The petition, which is backed by three Nobel Prize winners1 requests guidance to preclude … Continue Reading ››
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Scottish Secular Society challenges Falkirk Council on Religious Discrimination

stMungosHighSch St Mungo's High School, Falkirk SCOTTISH SECULAR SOCIETY CHALLENGES FALKIRK COUNCIL ON RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION The Scottish Secular Society are disappointed to learn that Falkirk Council have decided to implement a review of their schools admission policy based on legislation dating back to 1918 promoting statutory discrimination against all … Continue Reading ››
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SSS Vice-Chair, ex-Muslim Iranian Ramin Forghani speaks at Secular Conference

ramin2 SCOTTISH SECULAR SOCIETY  VICE-CHAIR IRANIAN RAMIN FORGHANI SPEAKS AT SECULAR CONFERENCE
  • ‘Religious-Right, Secularism and Civil Rights’ conference in London
  • Forghani calls for promotion of secularism.
  • Iranians risk death sentence for defying Islamic regime.
This important, historical conference in London on 11th and 12th October will discuss the Arab uprisings; ‘Sharia’ … Continue Reading ››
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Innugural Speaker Meeting: The Secular Case for Scottish Independence

The Scottish Secular Society are delighted to announce their opening speaker meeting, which will present a unique opportunity for our members and guests to reflect on a variety of issues. Firstly, our constitutional expert, Dr. Elliot Bulmer, will outline the secular case for Scottish independence, drawing on his extensive work in this field. … Continue Reading ››