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Liam McArthur surrounded by a scrum of journalists in Holyrood as he launches his assisted dying bill for Scotland.

Disinformation campaign against assisted dying begins

Disinformation campaign against assisted dying begins
Fraser Sutherland, CEO of Humanist Society Scotland, addresses a crowd in a blue suit infront of an HSS banner.

Humanist Society Scotland in the media on assisted dying

Humanist Society Scotland in the media on assisted dying
A group of people standing in Scottish parliament in front of a banner reading "78% of Scots support assisted dying." Each holds a copy of Liam McArthur's bill. L-R Julie Laing from Friends at the End, Alyson Thomson from Dignity in Dying, Liam McArthur MSP, Emma Cooper from Friends at the End, and Fraser Sutherland, CEO of Humanist Society Scotland..

Assisted dying bill for Scotland published

Assisted dying bill for Scotland published
Black and white portrait headshot of Amanda, who has long brown hair and smiles at the camera.

Humanist Society interview series: Dr. Amanda Ward on misconceptions about assisted dying

Humanist Society interview series: Dr. Amanda Ward on misconceptions about assisted dying
Brian Souter gesticulates with his arms as he speaks. He is wearing a blue suit with a stagecoach logo and has short brown hair, balding on top.

We comment on Humza Yousaf’s relationship with evangelical businessman Brian Souter

We comment on Humza Yousaf’s relationship with evangelical businessman Brian Souter
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The year ahead for humanism in Scotland

The year ahead for humanism in Scotland
A humanist celebrant conducting a wedding ceremony for a couple, Andrew and Callum. The photo is taken mid-vows in front of flower wreaths and a large window looking out to fields. The celebrant wears a blue dress and raises a hand. The couple stand either side of her in magenta velvet suits.

The year in good news

The year in good news
A golden sunset over the water on the Isle of Man.

Humanist Society welcomes vote in favour of assisted dying on Isle of Man

Humanist Society welcomes vote in favour of assisted dying on Isle of Man
An uopened letter with a wax seal across the flap sits on a table.

Writing to reach you: our unanswered letters on assisted dying to Humza Yousaf and his health secretary

Writing to reach you: our unanswered letters on assisted dying to Humza Yousaf and his health secretary
Humza Yousaf and Michael Matheson sit in a circle of people on chairs having a discussion. Humza wears a suit and Michael wears a shirt and tie.

Large majority of religious people in Scotland support assisted dying, new poll shows

Large majority of religious people in Scotland support assisted dying, new poll shows
The Edinburgh skyline in black and white, with spires and classical columns rising up.

New poll shows disabled people in Scotland overwhelmingly support assisted dying

New poll shows disabled people in Scotland overwhelmingly support assisted dying