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Join us for news, opinion and interviews with leaders in the secularist movement. The NSS works for the separation of religion and state and equal respect for everyone's rights so that no one is either advantaged or disadvantaged on account of their beliefs.

    Ep 36: Faith-shaped holes in the Equality Act

    Ep 36: Faith-shaped holes in the Equality Act

    Baroness Lynne Featherstone joins the podcast to discuss the tenth anniversary of the Equality Act 2010, the Act's significance and the problems caused by continuing religious privilege, as covered in a recent NSS report.



    Full show notes and subscriber information: https://www.secularism.org.uk/podcast/2020/10/ep36

    • 37 min
    Rerelease: Circumcision and No Outsiders (Ep 12)

    Rerelease: Circumcision and No Outsiders (Ep 12)

    Rerelease of Ep 12. Next new episode (Ep 36) scheduled next Thursday, 15 October.



    Check out the full shownotes, video and transcript for this episode: https://www.secularism.org.uk/podcast/2019/08/ep-12-circumcision-no-outsiders

    • 26 min
    Ep 35: Dignity in Dying

    Ep 35: Dignity in Dying

    In this episode, Emma Park speaks to Lloyd Riley, policy and research manager at Dignity in Dying about campaigns for the legalisation of assisted dying in the UK.



    Full show notes and subscriber information: https://www.secularism.org.uk/podcast/2020/10/ep35

    • 54 min
    Bonus Ep 4: Stephen Evans – religious oaths

    Bonus Ep 4: Stephen Evans – religious oaths

    Why make a spectacle out of religion in the courtroom? In this bonus episode Stephen Evans, CEO of the NSS, makes the case for replacing religious oaths and affirmations should be replaced by a universal secular declaration of the solemn duty to tell the truth. Stephen and Emma Park discuss the importance of this issue in the history of the National Secular Society.



    Shownotes and subscriber information: https://www.secularism.org.uk/podcast.html

    • 15 min
    Ep 34: Freedom and fairness in marriage law

    Ep 34: Freedom and fairness in marriage law

    In this episode, Emma Park speaks to Stephen Evans and Megan Manson from the NSS team about marriage law reform in England and Wales.



    Show notes, transcript and supporter/subscriber information here: https://www.secularism.org.uk/podcast/2020/09/ep34

    • 23 min
    Rerelease: Rudolf Eliott Lockhart (Ep 06: Exploring religious freedom)

    Rerelease: Rudolf Eliott Lockhart (Ep 06: Exploring religious freedom)

    Rerelease of Ep 06. Next new episode (Ep 34) scheduled next Thursday, 17 September



    Check out the full shownotes, video and transcript for this episode: https://www.secularism.org.uk/podcast/2019/03/rudolf-eliott-lockhart-exploring-religious-freedom-episode-06

    • 41 min

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