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Humanists UK expresses concern as Government launches human rights review
Call for legal protections for teachers against ‘blasphemy’ welcomed by Humanists UK

The Government-backed independent review into political violence and disruption has been published today and recommends teachers to be given legal protections against allegations of ‘blasphemy’. This has been welcomed by Humanists UK, who has been leading the campaign for robust support for teaching staff in response to recent controversies, including the suspension of a teacher in Batley after showing an image… Read more »

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Most people in Scotland have no religion – 2022 Census

The results of the 2022 Scottish Census have just been published, and for the first time, when asked about religion most people ticked ‘None’. 51.1% ticked the option, up from 36.7% in 2011. Humanists UK has welcomed the figures, which reflects the wider trend across the UK. The latest Census in England showed for the first… Read more »

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UK gun laws: the public’s view

The UK has some of the strictest gun laws in the world, with those laws recently being tightened further following the shooting in Plymouth during the summer when five people were killed. This contrasts strongly with the United States where the second amendment grants people the right to bear arms, and where 80% of people… Read more »