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Choosing to Challenge with Lucy Grieve from Back Off Scotland for International Women’s Day 2021

To mark International Women’s Day today we spoke to student Lucy Grieve who co-founded and manages policy for the Back Off Scotland campaign – a national campaign started by a group of young women at Edinburgh University that is calling for a buffer zone outside clinics that offer abortions to protect women from harassment and intimidation from pro-life protesters. 

Black Lives Matter

George Floyd died in Minneapolis on the 25th May 2020 after he was handcuffed and restrained face down on the ground whilst a police officer knelt on his neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds. His death, as well as…

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Free expression or stirring up hatred?

Fraser Sutherland, Chief Executive, Humanist Society Scotland Earlier this month we highlighted the welcome news that the Scottish Government was going to follow in other European nations footsteps and scrap the outdated common law against blasphemy. This move comes as…

Our Humanist Future

Below is the text of the speech given to launch Our Humanist Future strategic plan by Humanist Society Scotland Chief Executive Fraser Sutherland. Thank you to everyone here for coming along and sharing this special day for everyone at Humanist…

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