On 22 October, for the first time in years, the UK Parliament will debate legislation to legalise assisted dying for the terminally ill. Humanists UK, which campaigns for a right to die for those with terminal or incurable illnesses, fully supports the Assisted Dying Bill as a landmark step towards much-needed reform. It will be… Read more »
Leading rural organisations have reacted positively to the High Court’s dismissal of Wild Justice’s ‘speculative’ attempt to judicial review Defra’s most recent burning legislation in England. The attempted judicial review had sought to disrupt the Heather and Grass Burning (England) Regulations 2021 that bans heather burning on our most protected sites with peat of more… Read more »
Opponents of gay marriage took the battle to schools today, with a letter to every state secondary school in England and Wales suggesting they will be forced to teach that gay and heterosexual relationships are equal.
Nadine Dorries’ bill enforcing mandatory abstinence classes for girls mysteriously disappeared off the order paper today, as protesters gathered outside parliament.