BASC has welcomed a government decision to launch a public consultation on a proposal to remove sound moderators from firearms licensing controls. Launched today, the Home Office consultation seeks views on proposals to amend the definition of firearm in section 57(1)(d) of the Firearms Act 1968, removing the reference to sound moderators. Currently, sound moderators… Read more »
Humanists UK is proud to announce the launch of the only UK-based dedicated helpline for so-called ‘apostates’ – people who leave high-control religions or cults. Reflecting a growing need in the UK, the move marks a significant expansion of Humanists UK’s long-standing ‘Faith to Faithless’ support programme. Recognising the highly specific and often harrowing issues… Read more »
Relations between the coalition parties hit a new low today, as rows over free schools and green levies saw the Liberal Democrats and Conservatives at loggerheads.
The future of free schools was up in the air today, after an explosive attack on the project from Nick Clegg triggered confusion in the Liberal Democrats and a retaliation from allies of Michael Gove.