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17 January 2015: Leicester Secularist No. 66 - 16 pages of news, comment and reviews from LSS including Charlie Hebdo murders, Hospital Chaplaincy and the Normalisation of Pornography.

13 January 2015 December: a book of condolence has been opened in Leicester as a mark of respect for the 17 people who died in terrorist attacks by Islamic extremists in Paris last week. The book is in Leicester City Council’s customer service centre, in Granby Street, and members of the public are welcome to sign it.

11 January 2015 December: More than 150 people turned up at Leicester Clock Tower to remember those killed in the Paris terror attacks. Report in the Leicester Mercury with quotes from our President, Gush Bhumbra.

18 December: The Government report on Humanist marriages has gone against a public consultation which elicited overwhelming support for the legal recognition. See our blog for more details.

10 December: Spring Programme 2015 now available. Includes Darwin Lecture - Drug and alcohol policy - time for a new scientific enlightenment by Prof. David Nutt of Imperial College London and Islam and secularism - is there common ground? by Dr Usama Hasan of the Quilliam Foundation.

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