New Humanist Society research reveals tolerance of Scots

A new research report by Humanist Society Scotland has shown that tolerance in Scotland to people of different faiths or none in Scotland is very high amongst the Scottish public. However the report authors, Humanist Society Scotland, cite concern about…

Humanist Society host first Festive Memorial Service

Four Humanist Society Scotland registered celebrants will host a Festive Memorial service on Sunday 16th December. The service, starting at 11am, will take place at the beautiful Clyde Coast and Garnock Valley Crematorium just outside Largs. Jennifer Buchan, Maggie Kinloch, Viv…

Hate Crime Consultation “missed opportunity” say Humanists

The Scottish Government have launched a consultation on reviewing Scotland’s Hate Crime Laws. Humanist Society Scotland made representations on a number of issues and had raised the prospect of using the legislation to scrap Scotland’s outdated Blasphemy law as part…

Humanists take part in Remembrance events across Scotland

Representatives of Humanist Society Scotland took part in ten remembrance events across Scotland on the 11th November, marking the biggest representation of Humanists on remembrance day to date. This year also saw the first time that Humanists were represented at…

Humanist Society at Remembrance

Humanist Society Scotland will have official representatives who will each lay a wreath at a number of services across the country on the 11th November at 11am. Edinburgh: Stone of Remembrance, City Chambers – John Bishop Glasgow: George Square – Linda Britton…

Irish scrap blasphemy laws- Calls for Scotland to follow

Votes in Ireland supported scrapping the countries constitutional restriction on Blasphemy. Humanists say Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf should follow suit by scrapping Scotland’s outdated Blasphemy offence Voters in Ireland have removed the countries blasphemy law in a referendum. This leaves…

Humanist campaign on religious observance one step closer to aim

Humanist Society Scotland have welcomed the First Minister’s statement that the Scottish Government will incorporate the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots Law. One fundamental change that would have to result of this, is that…

End the Ban on non-religious schools

Humanist Society Scotland has today launched a new campaign to ‘End the ban’ on non-religious state schools in Scotland. Timed to coincide with the return to school for thousands of pupils across the country, the campaigning charity has published new…

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