British Humanist Association

  • March 19, 2010

    The British Humanist Association has forthrightly rejected as "untrue" accusations in the Church of England Newspaper that it targeted and criticised Christians in its election briefings.

  • February 8, 2010

    The British Humanist Association has given a partial welcome to new government guidance on Religious Education in schools in England and Wales, including a new primary curriculum.

  • January 26, 2010

    Andrew Copson has been appointed as the new chief executive of the British Humanist Association (BHA), the national charity promoting Humanism and representing the interests of ethically concerned, non-religious people in the UK.

  • November 20, 2009

    Some religious, and specifically Christian, commentators are a bit miffed that the money they have given to the Atheist bus campaign has been rolled over to support another poster drive which raises questions about the religious identity of children in the context of faith schools. It would be interesting to see whether they would support a question about how Jesus might run a school, says Jonathan Bartley.

  • November 19, 2009

    Evangelicals in the UK have welcomed a message of the new advertising campaign launched yesterday by the British Humanist Association (BHA).

  • November 5, 2009

    The British Humanist Association has echoed the Government’s response to a debate in the House of Lords last night on the BBC, Humanism, and broadcasting, saying it ‘hopes the BBC has been listening’.

  • August 2, 2009

    The Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) has said they are to stop work on the proposed ‘Charter for Excellence’ for religious groups running publicly funded services.

  • February 14, 2009

    Secularist campaigners will be marching to the Italian Embassy in London today, in a demonstration coinciding with one in Rome against the Vatican's interventions in Italian, European and global politics.

  • February 5, 2009

    In a move which will surprise few and may end up interesting fewer, three Christian organisations are putting thousands of pounds into advertising campaigns to counter the 'atheist buses' backed by Richard Dawkins others.

  • January 16, 2009

    A Christian bus driver from Southampton, Hampshire, has objected to driving a bus with a slogan proclaiming ‘There’s probably no God – now stop worrying and enjoy your life’.