Humanists Ask the UK Government to Rethink the New Plan for Immigration

We recently signed a joint letter coordinated by the Scottish Refugee Council that set out our grave concerns about the New Plan for Immigration and its potential to seriously undermine refugee rights in the UK, and calls on the UK Government to engage meaningfully with the devolved governments to ensure that a fair and humane asylum system can be developed that works for all four nations of the UK. 

Before I Die, I Want To…

Demystifying Death week is an awareness campaign run by Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief, and it is designed as a way to help people have conversations about death and dying more openly. As a part of this campaign we wanted to…

Reflecting on a year of weddings with COVID restrictions

Photography Credit: Regenweibchen Photography While this past year has been incredibly difficult – that has not stopped many amazing couples from deciding to celebrate their love anyway – going ahead with their weddings, despite coping with ever changing restrictions. As…

Humanist Manifesto for 2021 Scottish Parliament election

Today we published our manifesto, From Scotland’s Humanist Community, in preparation  for the upcoming Scottish Parliament elections on Thursday 6th May 2021.  After consultation with our members, our supporters, our Young Humanists Scotland  representatives, our Board, and the wider  humanist…

A Year of Reflection

As we pass a year living with Covid-19, we wanted to take some time to remember those who have died, and those who have lost loved ones. Dealing with the death of a friend or family member is difficult at…

Scottish Blasphemy Law Repealed Following Humanist Campaign

Today members of Scottish Parliament voted to pass the Hate Crimes and Public Order (Scotland) Act which (amongst other things) repeals Scotland’s common law offense of “blasphemy”.  Humanist Society Scotland has been at the forefront of the campaign to repeal…

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