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  1. The hearing has now concluded in the High Court legal challenge that six couples have taken over the legal recognition of humanist marriages in England and Wales. At the end of the hearing, the judge reserved her decision until a future date. Their case is being supported by Humanists UK. Reserving her judgment, Mrs Justice […]
  2. A new Welsh Government Bill that will change the law on religious education to make it clear that humanism must be taught about equally alongside the major religions has been laid before the Senedd (Welsh Parliament) this week. Wales Humanists – which has long campaigned for a curriculum that treats religions and humanism equally – […]
  3. Six couples are at the High Court today to take a landmark challenge over the legal recognition of humanist marriages in England and Wales. Their case is being supported by Humanists UK. The humanist couples are taking the case to try to compel the UK Government to change the law to recognise humanist weddings as […]
  4. Six couples are going to the High Court on 7-8 July to take a landmark challenge over the legal recognition of humanist marriages in England and Wales. Their case is being supported by Humanists UK, which has campaigned for legal recognition of humanist marriage for many decades. The humanist couples are taking the case to […]
  5. A new report published today by Humanists International has revealed worsening persecution of the non-religious in many parts of the globe. The report, which takes a detailed look at eight countries, finds ‘clear and growing evidence of the targeting of humanist and atheist activists on the basis of their rejection of a majority religion or […]