Our Campaigns'Faith' SchoolsWe want pupils from all different backgrounds educated together in a shared environment, rather than separated according to the religious beliefs of their parents.SecularismWe want a country where institutions such as Parliament are separate from religious organisations, and everyone is treated equally, regardless of their beliefs.Equality & Human RightsAs humanists, we support the right of every person to be treated with dignity and respect, and to be allowed to speak, and believe, as they wish.Bishops in the House of Lords26 Church of England Bishops sit as of right in the House of Lords, amending legislation. This unique privilege is unfair, unjustified and unpopular.Equal MarriageWe want to change the law so that when it comes to marriage and civil partnerships, all couples are treated alike, regardless of sexual orientation.Assisted DyingWe believe individuals should have a right to decide to end their life if they are suffering, and that relatives and doctors should be able to assist that person.PseudoscienceNHS funding is spent on homeopathy, despite no evidence that it has health benefits beyond the placebo effect. This could be spent on other treatment.Animal WelfareUK law requires that animals killed for food are stunned before slaughter, as this is the most humane method – except with religious slaughter such as kosher and some halal, where there are exemptions.
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