Atheist parents are robbing their children of access to our shared heritage

Nov 22, 2019 by

by Laura Freeman, Telegraph: Antiquated. That was the word used by Andrew Copson, chief executive of Humanists UK, to describe the law requiring a daily assembly of collective worship in schools. Mr Copson was speaking in support of parents Lee and Lizanne Harris who have brought a case against Burford Primary in Oxfordshire. The Harrises have successfully campaigned for the school to have a separate, secular assembly “without the indoctrination of one enforced religion.” They call it a...

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School Library Leaves Parents Shelf Shocked

Nov 13, 2019 by

by Tony Perkins, FRC: For families in Virginia, it isn’t just diversity in the classroom parents are worried about — but the library too. Now that LGBT activists have stacked the deck in sex ed, they’re tackling another project: school shelves. And moms and dads in Loudoun County are taking a page out of other communities — and fighting back. “I cannot stomach reading written porn, but my child can?” That was one angry parent’s question at a marathon...

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Should we take God out of school assemblies?

Nov 11, 2019 by

by Tim Dieppe, Christian Concern: Humanists UK are campaigning to take God out of school assemblies. The latest initiative is a resource hub “Assemblies for All” which showcases over 200 assemblies which avoid reference to God. They want to change the law which currently requires state community schools to have Christian assemblies. But if we take God out of the equation, what will replace Christianity as the source of our moral values in society? What does the law say? The law as it stands...

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Is there a place for God in schools?

Nov 5, 2019 by

from Christian Concern: The 1944 Education Act established a ‘collective act of worship’ in all state schools across England and Wales. Schools today are still required to provide an act of daily worship of a ‘broadly Christian character’. However, a secularist group in the UK want schools to take God out of this daily worship in their assemblies and embrace other ideas instead. Christian Concern’s Head of Public Policy, Tim Dieppe, explains why this is a bad idea.. Listen here...

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Humanists UK launch religious-free assembly materials for schools

Nov 4, 2019 by

by Henry McDonald, Guardian: Assemblies for All provides secular materials focused on respect and social justice. British schools are being offered a programme for morning assemblies that are entirely secular and free of religion for the first time. All state schools in the UK are currently required to provide an act of daily worship of a “broadly Christian character” under the 1944 Education Act. But Humanists UK, the campaign group for secularism and non-religious belief, has drawn up an...

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Humanists take radical anti-human rights stance on education

Oct 21, 2019 by

by Roger Kiska, Christian Concern: Humanists UK are one of the leading censors of religious freedom and personal liberty within the United Kingdom today. Their goal, as they even admit, is to take away your right to enjoy many of the fundamental freedoms which make up the fabric of this great nation. Case in point, on 11 October, the Chief Executive of Humanists UK, Andrew Copson, sent out a fundraiser, which Christian Concern has had sight of, explicitly asking for public support to end “the...

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