News and opinion

20 November 2015: - Gush Bhumbra, President of the Society, has written an open letter to Keith Vaz requesting him to reconsider his position and make it clear that a blasphemy law is not appropriate for this liberal democracy. The text of the letter can be read here.

21 October 2015: October edition of Leicester Secularist (No.70)) - "Faith Schools - An Unholy Mess" - this and many other articles in 16 pages of news, comment and reviews from LSS.

21 August 2015: - Leicester Secular Society has joined a huge alliance organised by IHEU to protest the government response to Bangladesh blogger murders.

20 August 2015:The Society's Secular Hall Event Programme Sept -Dec 2015 can now be downloaded here.

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Since its foundation in 1851 Leicester Secular Society has campaigned for secularism and against all religious privilege. We are for separation of church and state, and against sectarian state schools.

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