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Northern Ireland Government proposes opt-out organ donation

The Northern Ireland Department of Health has proposed introducing an opt-out system for organ donation, where a person is presumed to have consented to donate their organs after death unless they have specifically opted out. Northern Ireland Humanists has welcomed the move, and has called on the public to support the plans. Moving to an… Read more »

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Covid-19 has led to global humanist crackdown

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to many countries cracking down on humanists’ freedom of thought and expression, with some countries blaming the non-religious for the pandemic, while the restrictions imposed by many others have left closeted humanists trapped with their hostile families. Those are the findings of this year’s Freedom of Thought Report, published today… Read more »

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Beeb ‘profoundly mistaken’ over BNP

By Alex Stevenson The chairman of the Commons’ foreign affairs committee has compared the BBC’s decision to let the British National party (BNP) leader Nick Griffin appear on Question Time to the actions of moderates in early 1930s Germany. Mike Gapes is tabling an early day motion which will appear on tomorrow’s order paper which… Read more »